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Gallery 400

Exhibition Detail
INTIMACIES
UIC College of Architecture and Art
400 S. Peoria Street (Art and Design Hall, First Floor)
Chicago, IL 60607


September 9th, 2011 - October 22nd, 2011
Opening: 
September 9th, 2011 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Mom Making an Image of Me, La Toya Ruby FrazierLa Toya Ruby Frazier, Mom Making an Image of Me,
2008, silver gelatin print
© Courtesy of the artist and Gallery 400
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In the six artists’ works in Intimacies the camera is an active agent in the creation of social events, not just a recording instrument in the hands of an autonomous documentarian. The primarily photographic and video works, some of which include painting and sculptural elements, focus on charged interpersonal encounters. Beyond serving as indices of such encounters, the included artworks reveal the reconfigured effects of such exchanges, disclosing the complexity of authorship, agency, and viewership in today’s world.


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