In Light of the Past

Experiencing Photography 1839–2021

This exhibition considers how we experience photographs, from the origins of the daguerreotype and paper negative to digital imagery. It examaines the ways in which we make, view, comprehend, and consume photographic imagery. This wide-ranging exhibition draws together more than one-hundred objects, including early photographic media to printed books, magazines, projected imagery, and cell phones. This exhibition is curated by art history majors Tenzin Crowley, Ana-Elena Karlova, Hill Gobourne, Emma Larson-Whittaker, Zuquin Qi, and Jackson Rhodes.

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