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Crescendo: Exhibition by Thea

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 8:00am to 5:30pm

Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Aperture Gallery
1395 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403

The Visual Arts Team is excited to present Crescendo, an exhibition of cyanotypes by Thea Owens. Find the Visual Arts Team on Instagram @uovisualarts or Facebook @visualartsteam. UO ID required to visit the show in person -- a virtual tour will be shared via social media!


Artist Statement:

A series of seven self portraits made by Thea in the crescendo of her isolation experience. An experiment of loneliness, fearing the passage of time, seeking identity, and loving creativity.

I know why I originally made it, the idea - see what would happen if I made the same photos over a span of time of different days. And I know why in retrospect I made it - trying to make myself known, show people I exist. To combat time and it's forgetting and prove that subtlety matters.


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