Pdm 16: Assuming Identity

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The 2016 BFA Candidates from The University of Houston’s Photography and Digital Media Program are proud and excited to announce the upcoming opening of their collective senior exhibition. Assuming Identity, curated by owner and director of Capsule Gallery, Sarah Sudhoff, and Allison Pappas, Assistant Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Artists:
Amer Alnasrawi
Andi Valentine
Andre Brooks
Angel Lartigue
Ashely Merritt
Jacqueline Andrade
Lizette Belen Soto
Orlando Flores
Scott Martin
Shannon McDonnell
Sidney Mori
Stephanie Williams
Taylor Cox
Tere Garcia
Teresa Dunham
Velma Cariaga
Victoria Paige Gonzalez

"The artists in this exhibition explore the nature of identity through the varied lens of photography. Some allude to the complexity of assuming identity can be understood at a visible, surface level, by giving viewers just enough characteristics of the subject’s life to infer their own narratives, acknowledging that each will come away with different conceptions of the subject. Others incorporate themselves into this dynamic, inviting viewers into their own lives and environments. Some of the artists employ photography to explore their personal relationships with social constructions such as race and gender, testing isolated imagery against normative cultural expectations. Others focus on the more introspective side of identity construction, communicating emotional or ideological perspectives to illuminate their subjective experiences of the world. Each uses photography to uncover the manifold relationships between artist, subject, and viewer, forming a dialogue between individuality and social constructions."
-An excerpt from Assuming Identities Curatorial Statement

We will be providing refreshments! The Menchies Food Truck will also be parked on site. Enjoy!

Thank you for all of your support. Hope to see you all there!
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