Alexandra Opie: Artist Q&A Talk
Viewing our exhibits is free because of the generosity of Horicon Bank.
An artist exchange talk will begin at 6 pm on Thursday, October 8 with a Q&A about her exhibition: Wonder Box.
You may attend at home via Zoom. Reserve your spot via Zoom. See link below. We will email you the Meeting ID and Password.
Please RSVP HERE.
The antique forms of tintype, ambrotype, and prints from glass-plate negatives allow for a heightened awareness of the intense beauty and mystery of the mundane. These plant parts are photographed in extreme macro–with an eight-foot long camera and a scavenged military aerial survey lens–in a way that intentionally confuses perception. The resulting ambiguous scale, in conjunction with a composition reminiscent of portraiture, lends a corporeality to these plant specimens. Lines between plant and human are blurred as these organic forms mimic the familiar: silhouettes, hands, gestures, viscera, genitalia.