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May 2015

Royal Ontario Museum

May 2, 2015 - October 18, 2015
Royal Ontario Museum,
Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre Level 1B
Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queens Park Toronto, ON,
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Generations: Annu Palakunnathu Matthew This photo-based exhibition, featuring the work of contemporary artist Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, looks at the family photograph in a new way. Viewed by the artist as an object filled with emotional and psychological energy, the family photograph plays an evocative role in shaping our identities and memories. What is a family photo? How do they work to shape our memories?  What can they really tell us about history? With a uniquely creative approach, Matthew not only…

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March 2018

A Photographic Journey of Parallel Histories

March 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Zimmerli Art Museum,
71 Hamilton Street,
New Brunswick, NJ United States
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Rutgers, Talk, #parallelhistories

Annu Palakunnathu Matthew will present her photo-based artwork, which is a striking blend of still and moving imagery. Her larger work draws on archival photographs as a source of inspiration to examine concepts of memory, cultural assumptions, and national identity. Some of her work explores the powerful appeal of family photographs and how they shape identity and memory. Matthew uses the medium of photography to challenge the distance between past and present and the separation between fact and fabricated history. Co-sponsored by the Department of Art History and the Zimmerli…

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