Exposure 2011
16th Annual PRC Juried Exhibition
Photographic Resource Center
Boston, MA

July 21 – August 20
Opening reception: Thursday, July 21, 6:30 – 8 pm

Juror Whitney Johnson, Director of Photography at The New Yorker, has selected work by ten contemporary photographers from across North America to comprise the sixteenth iteration of the PRC’s annual juried exhibition.

Steven Beckly (Toronto, Ontario), Single Rooms
Eliot Dudik (Savannah, GA), Road Ends in Water
Tealia Ellis Ritter (Barrington Hills, IL), The Live Creature and Ethereal Things
Elizabeth Libert (New York, NY), Libert & Company
Dina Litovsky (Brooklyn, NY), Untag This Photo
Rania Matar (Brookline, MA), A Girl and Her Room
Mary Beth Meehan (Providence, RI), Undocumented
Monika Merva (Brooklyn, NY), City of Children
Dana Mueller (Somerville, MA), The Devil’s Den
Jason Reblando (Chicago, IL), New Deal Utopias

The artists featured in EXPOSURE 2011 take a strong interest in the human condition. Probing portraits, vibrant social interactions, historically-inflected landscapes, and provocative situations are all present in Johnson’s selections. The placement of each project encourages the viewer to find connections between the artists’ subjects. Although the show encompasses wildly different stylistic approaches, each project flirts with documentary photography, shedding light on the human experience in unique ways. However, the photographers seem more intent on introspection, discovery, and questioning than pointing out conditions in need of change.

View: Installation views
Review: Boston Globe, July 2011

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