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School of Arts & Humanities
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Sadie Prater, UTD, (972) 883-2982 [email protected]


U.T. Dallas To Feature Student Exhibition,
'Life In Suspension,' May 17 to June 1

        RICHARDSON, Texas (May 3, 2002) - "Life In Suspension," a senior honors project by University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) undergraduate D.M. Avram, will be on display from May 17 to June 1 in the Mezzanine Gallery of the Visual Arts Building on the UTD campus.

        The exhibition is free and will be open to the public during normal gallery hours, which are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, May 17, in the Main Gallery of the Visual Arts Building beginning at 6:30 p.m.

        "Life in Suspension" is a photographic installation featuring a collection of palladium prints created from large format negatives. Avram uses self-portraiture to examine the pressures and uncertainties she has experienced at this particular turning point in her life. "My photography relies on personal experience for its point of departure," she said. "Ultimately, my goal is to try to speak to the common experiences we share."

       For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787) e-mail [email protected], or visit the School of Arts and Humanities' web site at Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982. Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s web site at

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