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Thursday 12.17.09

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The Shape of Time

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From "The Shape of Time"

As part of the inauguration of their sprawling new space, the Oregon Jewish Museum presents The Shape of Time: accumulations of place and memory. Invited artists chose a sampling of images from the museum's extensive archives of historical photographs and will present photographic responses to the images, creating a historical juxtaposition of past and present. The exhibition hopes to "go beyond historical comparisons of familiar locations or architecture... initiating a dialogue about the specifics of Jewish history in Oregon as it is tied to spatial location and public memory... [and exploring] how a photographic response to archival images might augment, shape or replace an eroded group memory." The Shape of Time is guest-curated by Tim DuRoche, featuring work by Bobby Abrahamson, Jeff Amram, William Galen, Stu Levy and Carol Isaak, David Lanthan Reamer, and Sika Stanton.

Exhibition • December 20, 2009 - April 30, 2010
Oregon Jewish Museum • 1953 NW Kearney • 503.226.3600

Editorial note: Jewish history has also played an important role in Portland's artistic heritage - see Mark Rothko.

Posted by Megan Driscoll on December 17, 2009 at 11:21 | Comments (0)


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