Ephemera


 
Ephemera
Organized by Lucy Lord Campana ’17
Tuesday, January 17–Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Opening reception: Thursday, January 19, 2017, 5 pm
The Leroy Neiman Gallery, Dodge Hall
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Featuring Michal Alpern ‘17, Scott Benzel, Colby Bird, Becket Flannery, Dasha Irincheeva ‘18, Hailey Loman, Molly Smith '04, Nate Page, JJ PEET, Margo Victor and Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA).
 
This exhibition revolves around what constitutes as “ephemera” in today’s art world, which is not something so easily defined. How do artists imbue power/meaning into ephemera from their own studio practice (wood scraps, old bills, studio notes…) or transform the meaning of found ephemera by incorporating it into their own work? How does this change the lifespan of the object preserved? The exhibition will include ephemera from artists’ practices as well as finished pieces that incorporate the concept. It will also include materials loaned from the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA).
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