NO PIC NO PVT I was an obsessive chartroom member on gay.com. This led to a series of photographs, No Pic No Pvt (No Picture No Private). No Pic No Pvt is a common phrase found in the bio line of some gay.com users. This phrase is a declaration – one cannot instant message a user unless one has a picture of himself in their profile. This body of work deals with the construction of identity within what was then the fringe of Internet dating – and the fantasy of possibility. I use the camera as a mediator – between the computer and myself, and between the gay.com public and myself.