Likewise, as technical experts, but not (at all) by way of culture / An Installation by Leigh-Ann Pahapill
Exhibition Dates: January 22 – March 3, 2013
Curated by Jonathan Walz, Ph.D., Curator, Cornell Fine Arts Museum
Opening Reception: Tuesday, January 22, 7-9PM
The sculptural objects on view in Leigh-Ann Pahapill’s exhibition are replicas of the props used in Bertolt Brecht’s theatrical productions – products or reproductions of photographic documents that the artist found at the Bertolt Brecht Archive in Berlin. Pahapill gives us real objects that open up a space for multiple possibilities for the production of meaning, from the role of memory to that of perception; however, her work doesn’t just question how we understand a work’s meaning. She wants us to think about the encounter with the object itself.