Looking / Longing

Curator: Lisa Alembik; Fall 2007

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    looking/longing on view Fall 2007 “looking/longing is simple in its premise,  offering a phenomenal experience of looking and a visual meditation on the potent power of the medium of photography. We absorb our surroundings by reading clues of light bouncing off objects, our subconscious quietly processing the scope of our vision. When a person, landscape or object is immortalized through a photographic process, we may be enticed to look. We could be attracted just to know why the subject is significant to the photographer. If we are stirred, our attention held, a certain sensuousness of the medium and subject could continue to embrace our gaze to entice a deeper study.…