Sometimes wine, tea, or “whatever I’d be drinking in the studio that day,” would spill on the prints. Aldridge welcomed these unexpected influences. Prints would “get stuck together and peel apart and one image would be transferred to the other,” Aldridge said. Despite the occasional ghostly quality of these images, they are created through the process of play. The viewer is invited not only into a 20-year archive but his process of self-reflection.