9 September 2015 12:40PM
An exhibition featuring photo collage, photo montage, assemblage. Sept 5 to October 4. Artist Reception Saturday, Sept 12 from 5-7pm.
Two solo shows:
In “Ladies in Waiting” Rebecca Clark photographically collects details of old master paintings – expressions, gestures, plants, animals, landscapes – any elements she finds intriguing. Later, she transforms the art historical fragments, weaving them into compositions often including patterns, textures, and colors photographed on her daily walks.
In “Miscellanea”, Daniel Mosher Long photographs natural objects and cultural artifacts often in juxtaposition. From the Renaissance to the 18th century, the cabinet of curiosities celebrated the act of collection for its own sake. Specimens – organic remains or all sorts – and manmade objects were artfully arranged side by side for the viewer’s amusement.
In “Fireside Tales”, Bridget Murphy Milligan asks, “With technology constantly changing and reinventing the way we communicate and share with one another, what will become of traditional storytelling?” Here she presents her solution for preserving the tradition of Irish storytelling through the language of photography.
Neil C. Jones enters with constructed images that fill the cracks and spaces surrounding Crane’s allegories. Stephen Crane is most famous for his Civil War novel The Red Badge of Courage, but he was also an accomplished poet who used an impressionistic, naturalistic literary style, resulting in brief, powerful and bleak verse. Because of Crane’s brevity in his prose, he leaves a great deal for his reader to imagine. Here, photographer
Photographs by Rebecca Clark (l) and Daniel Mosher Long (r)