But what’s at stake when looking? Or seeing? … There are entities (traces) lurking in the dark. We all know that if we look for them we will find them but what do we do when they are brought into focus? —Harold Mendez
Curator Liz Park and artists Deanna Bowen, Harold Mendez, and Gregory Sholette began a written conversation via Google Drive to prepare for the Traces in the Dark exhibition. What unfolded was a multifaceted dialogue on the shadowy realms of the unrecorded past. This program continues their conversation, using Mendez’s questions above as a starting point.
Traces in the DarkTraces in the Dark: Conversation