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Scrapbook Love Story

Memory and the Vernacular Album

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Structures of Identity

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Contemporary African Photography and Video Art from The Walther Collection

Upcoming event at Project Space New York

Opening Reception: Destruction and Transformation

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Join us for the opening reception of Destruction and Transformation: Vernacular Photography and the Built Environment on Thursday, February 7, 6–8pm.

February 7, 2019, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

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"Scrapbook Love Story" Spotlight: French Woman Throughout the Years

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In Scrapbook Love Story: Memory and the Vernacular Photo Album, the albums on view provide intimate glimpses into moments of the compilers' lives. From Richard Hicks Bowman's boisterous scrapbook of his time serving in the United States Army during World War II, to the colorful album recording an overseas trip by a group of friends in "Fun with the Girls" album, these albums reflect deliberate decisions on how their makers wanted to remember and present themselves and their lives. One album, put together by an anonymous French woman, stands out for its particularly personal, almost ritualistic approach to remembrance.

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The Walther Collection is an art foundation dedicated to the critical understanding of historical and contemporary photography and related media.

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