Comer Collection: Binary Consciousness: Art Exhibition

Keliy Anderson-Staley, Kevin, 2010, wet-plate collodion tintype

February 17, 2017 - March 10, 2017
Venue: University Theatre
Ticket: Free
Season: 2016-17

Art Exhibition: University Theatre

This exhibit examines a binary stream of consciousness present in portrait photography. When confronted with the cliché of a smiling subject or a subject’s attempt at a solemn gesture, the politics of portraiture calls into question the veracity of the photographer’s intent as well as the subject's locus of control.

This exhibition is curated by Dr. Giraud Polite and includes images by photographers Dawoud Bey, Keliy Anderson-Staley and Carrie Mae Weems.



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Arts and Performance Office
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972-UTD-ARTS


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