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March 07-10, 2019

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2019 SPE Annual Conference: The Myths of Photography and the American Dream / Major support by The Joy Family Legacy Foundation

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"The Hereditary Estate: Domestic Trauma and Vernacular Photography"

Daniel Coburn (I)

Saturday, March 12 - 10:00AM to 10:45AM
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Daniel W. Coburn's work and research investigates the family photo album employed as one component of a visual infrastructure that supports the flawed ideology of the American Dream. For the past decade he has made and sequenced photographs to weave a family narrative that is simultaneously beautiful and terrifying. His monograph, The Hereditary Estate, is an amendment to the family album. It is designed to puncture the illusion of the ideal family constructed by twentieth century visual culture.


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