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To Attend: Opening and Exhibition for Tama Hochbaum's 'Silver Screen'

Posted by Olivia Branscum on

Join Daylight in celebrating the opening of Tama Hochbaum's upcoming exhibition at Flanders Gallery in Raleigh, NC.  The opening will take place on February 5th from 6-9pm; the show will be on display through February 28th. Using her iPhone, Hochbaum grabs TV screenshots of classic movies favored by her mother, who died in February of 2012. Silver Screen traces her mother's legacy in a blend of visual technologies: celluloid transmitted via broadcast and rendered digitally, the TV screen and the ubiquitous iPhone.

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TO ATTEND: Tama Hochbaum 'silver screen: dancers' @ George Lawson Gallery

Posted by Joseph Bensimon on

George Lawson Gallery (San Francisco, CA) presents Tama Hochbaum's recent work from her series 'Silver Screen', dealing with dance. For some time Hochbaum has been capturing televised content with her iPhone, in particular films from the 1940s, organizing her shots into grids and printing the digital files onto aluminum. The series, which began as an homage to her late mother, has evolved into an exploration of generationally stacked technologies for delivering media, their correlation with personal memory, and in juxtaposition, the accumulation of shared cultural references. The exhibition corresponds with the release of Hochbaum's new book, 'Silver Screen', published by...

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