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Art on Hulfish | Screen Time: Photography and Video Art in the Internet Age
May 7 - Aug 7
The exhibition Screen Time features a global and intergenerational group of contemporary artists who explore the evolving role of video and photography in an era of digital communication and social media. Their work considers what it means to be an artist in a society where online culture is omnipresent and new platforms for self-expression are constantly evolving.
By turns wry, playful, nostalgic, and critical, these artists create thought-provoking works that consider the onslaught of information that characterizes our day-to-day lives. From the besmirched glamour of photographs by Marilyn Minter, evoking online makeup tutorials and fashion advertising; to Afrofuturistic eyewear designed by Cyrus Kabiru and constructed from found electronic waste; to Christian Marclay’s iconic montage highlighting the ubiquity of the telephone as a narrative device in classic film, the exhibition considers how the internet has transformed the ways we present ourselves and connect with others.
Screen Time was curated by Richard Rinehart, Director of the Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University, and Phillip Prodger, Executive Director, Curatorial Exhibitions. The works in this exhibition have been generously loaned from the EKARD Collection. The exhibition is toured by Curatorial Exhibitions, Pasadena, California.
Art on Hulfish is made possible by the leadership support of Annette Merle-Smith and by Princeton University. Generous support is also provided by John Diekman, Class of 1965, and Susan Diekman; William S. Fisher, Class of 1979, and Sakurako Fisher; J. Bryan King, Class of 1993; Christopher E. Olofson, Class of 1992; Barbara and Gerald Essig; Jim and Valerie McKinney; Nancy A. Nasher, Class of 1976, and David J. Haemisegger, Class of 1976; H. Vincent Poor, Graduate Class of 1977; the Curtis W. McGraw Foundation; Palmer Square Management; and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional supporters include the Humanities Council, the Lewis Center for the Arts, the Department of English, the Center for Collaborative History, the Gender + Sexuality Resource Center, the Graduate School, and the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative at Princeton (NAISIP).
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Thursday – Friday10 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
Saturday10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday12 p.m.–5 p.m.
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