gaze: (verb) to look steadily or intently, especially in admiration, surprise, or thought.

gaze: (noun) a steady, intent look.

 

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"The look which the eyes manifest, no matter what kind of eyes they are is a pure reference to myself. What I apprehend immediately when I hear the branches crackling behind me is not that someone is there; it is that I am vulnerable, that I have a body which can be hurt, that I occupy a place and that I can not in any case escape from the space in which I am without defense - in short, that I am seen. Thus the look is first an intermediary which refers from me to myself. What is the nature of this intermediary? What does being seen mean for me?" (Sartre)

 

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gaze is interested in the intersection between seeing and being seen; an attempt to incite a looking inward/outward at once; a multidirectional kind of love.

gaze is a passion project run by Darla Mottram, a writer based in Portland, Oregon.