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2018 Annual Conference

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March 01-04, 2018

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2018 SPE Annual Conference: Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood / Hosted by The University of the Arts

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Andrea Modica: Extended Moments

Extended Moments celebrates the work of Andrea Modica, a photographer noted for her meticulous craftsmanship and evocative narratives. The artist is noted for her use of traditional processes—an 8 x 10 inch view camera and platinum palladium contact printing—to achieve lush tones and rich visual statements. Modica speaks about the physicality of the view camera and the set-up time required to operate it as necessitating her sustained attention, amplifying her understanding of her subjects. This quality is augmented by Modica’s practice of working in series, which have included explorations of skulls from a psychiatric hospital grounds, teenage best friends and Philadelphia Mummers. Extended Moments focuses on photographs Modica has taken in Italy, where she has spent significant time. Images the artist has taken on repeated visits to that country represent a range of her interests—women and girls, youth friendships, landscape, still life and—more recently—horse hospitals. Modica’s photographs of Italy in Extended Moments are framed by images from series she has undertaken exploring the lives of families in upstate New York, owners of a slaughterhouse in Colorado, and Philadelphia Mummers.

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