• FEB 27 to MAR 30
    Solo Exhibition
    CLÁUDIA CRISTÓVÃO: LESS THAN A THOUSAND WORDS

    Category

    • Solo Exhibition
    • Contemporary

    Dates and Opening hours

    FEB 27 to MAR 30, 2013

    WED-SAT (13:00 – 18:00)

    Event Location

    Lumen Travo

    Lijnbaansgracht 314
    Amsterdam
    Netherlands

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    Information

    Lumen Travo gallery is proud to present Cristóvão’s solo photography installation. When she was asked to examine and restore damaged photographs rescued from the 2011 tsunami in Japan, Cristóvão uncovered much more than personal leftovers.

    Cristóvão pieced together a new archive. She collected photographs which were officially discarded because of extensive damage, and then re-photographed these “trashed” photographs in order to create new images. Images contain all the ragged layers of colour, plus the sand and the sea salt that will eventually make them perish.

    The new images contain a physical damage parallel to that of the lives they belonged to. The memories they contained disappear or morph into other meanings.

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