Rogowski Exhibition ‘Fold’ at the Anderson Gallery

The exhibition ‘Fold’ by Kent Rogowski (Senor Critic, Photography)¬†at the Wallace L. Anderson Gallery (Bridgewater State University) explored the diverse possibilities within a sheet of folded paper.

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The images were created through the careful observation and lighting of his subject, creating a complex illusion that harkens back to the Modernism of the early 20th century. This use of optical illusion creates a series of subtle inspections involving texture and the nature of illumination. The result is a delicate beauty that focuses on the materiality of light on a folded paper surface.  Another notable feature of this exhibition was the use of the Daguerreotype process in three of the works on display.

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Rogowski, was able to pursue the use of this technique through Professional Development Grant funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, “The three Daguerreotype’s that I made during that workshop were in the show and couldn’t have been made without the grant.”

Applications for the latest cycle of Professional Development Grants are currently being accepted (Deadline: April, 6th 2016) and further information can be found here.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Daguerreotype, Fold, Kent Rogowski, Photography, Professional Development Grant