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January 16 - March 15, 2020: Carr Gallery
Nathalie Daoust - Korean Dreams
Opening reception January 16 · 5:30 - 7:30pm
Korean Dreams is a complex series that probes the unsettling vacuity of North Korea. Taken in secrecy, photographer Nathalie Daoust's images reveal a country that seems to exist outside of time, as a carefully choreographed mirage.
Daoust deliberately obscures her photographs during the development stage, as they layers of film are peeled off, the images are stifled until the facts become 'lost' in the process and a sense of detachment from reality is revealed. This darkroom method mimics the way information is transferred in North Korea -- manipulated until the underlaying truth is all but a blur. The resultant pictures speak to North Korean society, of missing information and truth concealed.
Sponsored by Kerry Martin, Lani & Wray Landon, Tiny Jelly, Kelly Alvarez