Lessons In Photography :: Jackson Klie & Michelle O'Byrne




Lessons In Photography
Appropriations by Jackson Klie & Michelle O'Byrne
May 9-28th, 2013
Opening Reception: May 9th, 6-10pm
Exhibition Hours: 12-6pmArtist Talk: May 11th, 2pm
"New Modes of Image Making" Discussion Panel: May 18th, 2pm

Lessons in Photography is an exhibition of collage, video, and sculpture that explores issues of representation in photography. Drawing from photographic manuals, instructional books, and videos, Jackson Klie and Michelle O’Byrne create multimedia appropriations that retain evidence of their original source materials.

The final works are layered, eerie, and graphically engaging, and reveal the contingent nature of photography through the deconstruction and reconstruction of its original form. At once seductive and disturbing, Lessons in Photography is an exhibition of enigmatic works that are revealing examinations of the act of looking.


Curated by Andrea Leigh Pelletier of Laid Bare: Curations and Other Concerns

Lessons in Photography is a Featured Exhibition in the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival 2013.

Recommended by Robert Burley in The Globe and Mail.

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