Dear Stranger,The notes went on to state a date and time for the person to stand in front of the window - alone - or draw the curtains to show refusal to participate. Because she took the photos in the dark, the people could not see her, only their own reflections in the windows.
I am an artist working on a photographic project which involves people I do not know...I would like to take a photograph of you standing in your front room from the street in the evening.
Studying the portraits, I imagine the mixed emotions the subjects must have been feeling. This idea is fascinating to me and makes me want to begin a photographic project, to go beyond documenting whatever happens to be in front of me.