Stills from Chantel Akerman's 1972 New's from Home. Beautiful shot's of Manhattan's seemingly bleak lower east side of the 1970's. The protagonist of the film, who is never seen or heard, has recently moved here and the narration is propelled by her mother's voice reading the letters she has written to her daughter who she misses terribly.
I will be hosting an object exchange, from 1-3pm on September 17th, 2011
Andrew Rafacz Gallery
835 W. Washington Blvd.
Guests are invited to bring objects to contribute/offer, and take other objects from the space. These discarded/refound/chance objects will be arranged on the staircase pyramid, converting the space into a store display, chance arrangement, and object exchange for two hours. The flux of arranged objects will be photographed as a series of chance still life arrangements.