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Documenting and commenting on the secret behaviors and events of the Klu Klux Klan became a long and committing project. Based out of Maryland, the group had begun to appear in the news, their renewed presence being commented on among media outlets. This secret cross burning took place in the back woods of Thurmont, Maryland. The first images in this body of work were taken while hiding from the group, as they did not wish to be documented. When the initial image was released, the group reached out and requested my presence at various events. It was one of the first times in my career I recognized the possibility of duality in my imagery- the duality of intent that can be perceived depending on the photo's viewer. The fear that was delivered through the imagery worked both to condemn the group and ultimately perverse the concept, and to help further their own goals.