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Elemental Development

on the Boettcher Cultural Pavilion in Denver, Colorado, USA
19 January-7 April 2019

At its most simple, collage is the assemblage of various supplies to create a brand new entire. Supplies can come from books, magazines, discovered imagery, the Web, or nearly wherever, creating limitless alternatives for artists.

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More and more, photographers are embracing digital software program and supply supplies to create work that pushes the boundaries of the medium. This exhibit takes a contemporary have a look at how photographers at present use collage to deconstruct and reconstruct narratives utilizing a mixture of new, digital applied sciences and extra conventional approaches.

For instance, in her sequence “Grand Phantasm”, Theresa Ganz makes use of software program glitches in a Museum View software from Google Cultural Institute to create jagged compositions of museum interiors that evoke a way of dislocation. Susan Hopp builds digital collages utilizing display pictures from social media websites, reforming them into landscapes that problem our thought of place. Heather Oelklaus takes a hands-on strategy, weaving strips of silver gelatin and inkjet prints collectively to discover themes of nostalgia and stereotypes.

This particular off-site exhibit is offered by the Colorado Photographic Arts Heart (CPAC) and curated by govt director Samantha Johnston in celebration of the Month of Images (MoP), a biennial celebration of tremendous artwork images with tons of of occasions all through the Denver Metro area in March and April 2019.

Different artists within the present embrace Odette England, Susan Goldstein, George P. Perez, Holly Roberts, Joe Rudko, Vanessa Woods, and Mario Zoots.

(tailored from the exhibitions’s press supplies)


Boettcher Cultural Pavilion
McNichols Civic Heart Constructing, 2nd Ground
144 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80202 USA
(720) 865-5570

Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM
Saturday-Sunday, 10AM-3PM
(Entry could also be restricted throughout non-public occasions. Name (720) 865-5570 for entry data and/or to make an appointment.)


Photos: high to backside
Panorama 6
by Mario Zoots
Courtesy of the artist

Punched #22
by Odette England
distinctive authentic snapshots, hand-punched and layered Chromogenic prints, gelatin silver prints, Polaroids, archival tape
Courtesy of the artist

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