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Contemporary witness – Surrogations and Passages: exhibition.

SAFARIC BRANTHWAITE, Michael (2022) Contemporary witness – Surrogations and Passages: exhibition. [Show/Exhibition]

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In “Contemporary witness: Surrogations and Passages”, Branthwaite uses audio and lens-based media to explore the way we form surrogate experiences and passages to the past. Although these experiences are shared, they are also unique and personal. Responding the opportunities of the Covid pandemic allowed a critical enquiry to be formed that investigated the real and conceptual distances between his studio in Britain and the Falstad memorial site in Norway

Outside of living memory, we all must construct our own interpretations of historical events. The work aims to facilitate and open up debate on these surrogate histories, creating links between the material culture of the past and contemporary conditions.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Faculty: School of Digital, Technologies and Arts > Art and Design
Event Title: Contemporary witness – Surrogations and Passages
Event Location: Falstadvegen 59, 7624 Ekne, Norway
Event Dates: 8th April - 5th June 2022
Depositing User: Michael SAFARIC BRANTHWAITE
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2023 11:37
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2023 14:04
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