|September 27 – December 12, 2016
Exhibition Opening Night with the artist at Snap! Space Contemporary, Orlando, Florida
Friday, October 7, 2016 from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Artist Talk and Exhibition Reception at SMP: Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition spans over 40 years of image making and leads us through many incarnations of thought and process by one of the most influential and important photographic artists of the 21st century; from his early documentary images of South African mining towns, to the highly stylized, personal and psychologically charged projects that he is working on today. Roger Ballen has exhibited throughout the world, is widely published and is represented in many museum collections such as Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Tate Modern, London, UK, Museum Folkswang, Essen, Germany and the Museum of Modern Art, New York...MORE.
Image: Mimicry, 2005, from the Boarding House Series by Roger Ballen.
|GETTING THE WATER RIGHT: The culture and politics of water in the Everglades
|October 26, 2016 – February 4, 2017
Lecture and Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a lecture and discussion with photographer Adam Nadel and UCLA Anthropologist Jessica Cattelino.
Opening reception with light refreshments to follow.
“Getting the Water Right” is the motto and goal of Everglades restoration. The development of South Florida’s coastal communities and agriculture has reduced the Everglades in size by half. Now, the ecosystem is at risk, threatening the region’s water supply, scientifically - and internationally - recognized subtropical wetlands, and the water rights and ways of life of indigenous and nonindigenous peoples. Adam Nadel’s images are presented alongside scholarship by Jessica Cattelino to offer insight into how the world’s costliest ecosystems restoration initiative is as much a social and cultural project as a scientific one...MORE.
Image: Sod field, Reclaimed Everglades, South Bay, FL, 2012 by Adam Nadel.
|NORTH AND SOUTH:
Berenice Abbott’s U.S. Route 1
|October 26, 2016 – February 4, 2017
Lecture and Closing Reception: Friday, February 3, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a presentation on the life and work of Berenice Abbott with David L. Prince, Director & Curator of Collections at the Syracuse University Art Galleries. Exhibition closing reception with light refreshments to follow.
During the summer of 1954, photographer Berenice Abbott set off with two companions to tour the expanse of Route 1. The group left from New York City and drove south to Key West, Florida. There, they turned around retracing their route until they reached the most northerly point; Fort Kent, Maine. During this excursion, Abbott created more than 2,400 negatives. She devoted the next two years to developing prints and a prospectus illustrating the historical importance of the project. Her goal was to capture the character of the time in the ever transient face of America...MORE.
This exhibition is organized and circulated by the Syracuse University Art Galleries, Syracuse, New York.
Image: Roadsign, Route 1, Maine, 1954 by Berenice Abbott.
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