BOSTON (March 24, 2010) — Simmons College presents "Going Forward, Looking Back: Practicing Historic Photographic Processes in the 21st Century," April 20 - May 28, at the Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery, fourth floor, Main College Building, 300 The Fenway, in Boston.
A reception will be held on Thursday, April 22 from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.
Featuring the work of 24 New England photographers, this overview illustrates a myriad of historic photographic processes applied to diverse subjects. Printed on salted paper, glass, tin, and silver, works include ziatypes, kallitypes, cyanotypes, Van Dykes, anthotypes and argyrotypes--all reinterpreted in a contemporary idiom.
Ranging from the collage-like abstractions of Peter Madden, to the botanical overlays of Laura Blacklow, to the edgy, surreal pinhole cyanotypes of Jesseca Ferguson, the exhibition brings viewers to remote landscapes and mysterious interiors, recasting the ordinary in unexpected ways. In this age of digital media, the show reminds us just how experimental early photography was and of the primacy of the artist's touch in rendering photographic images before computers.
Curated by Stephen Halpert and facilitated by Heather Frederick of VoxPhotographs, the show traveled to Simmons from the University of New England and will be seen in two more venues. Its installation in the Trustman coincides with a special panel, Handmade Photography in the Digital Age, sponsored by the Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change, to be held on April 25, 2010. For more information about the panel, visit the Trustman Art Gallery website.
Trustman Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The gallery is free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible. For more information, contact Marcia Lomedico at 617-521-2268 or visit the Trustman Art Gallery website.
- Simmons College Receives Andy Warhol Screen Prints
April 17, 2014
- Simmons School of Management Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation
April 3, 2014
- Trustman Art Gallery Presents "Rarified": A Two-Person Exhibition by Rebecca Doughty and Alice O’Neill
April 1, 2014
- Sports Icon and Humanitarian Billie Jean King is Simmons College’s 2014 Commencement Speaker, May 9
February 27, 2014
- Simmons College to Host Public Forums on National Health Care Reform, Feb. 25, April 3 & 14
February 20, 2014
- See All 2014 Releases »
- 2013 Release Archive
- 2012 Release Archive
- 2011 Release Archive
- 2010 Release Archive
- 2009 Release Archive
- 2008 Release Archive
- 2007 Release Archive
- 2006 Release Archive
- 2005 Release Archive
- 2004 Release Archive
Subscribe to Feed
Director of Marketing/Communications
Kalimah Redd Knight