New lens on old life: Elaborate photographic set pieces keep relationship with grandmother alive

//New lens on old life: Elaborate photographic set pieces keep relationship with grandmother alive

New lens on old life: Elaborate photographic set pieces keep relationship with grandmother alive

by Elizabeth Trapp, The Columbus Dispatch – May 4, 2014

Inspired by Victorian postmortem photographs and the “Flat Daddies and Flat Mommies” project serving families of members of the military, Jenny Fine explores the role of the photograph as a stand-in for a loved one.

In 40 photos on view in “Flat Granny and Me: A Suspension of Disbelief” at the Dublin Arts Council gallery, Fine — who received her Master of Fine Arts from Ohio State University in 2010 and was a 2012 Greater Columbus Arts Council artist in residence in Dresden, Germany — features recent photos of her grandmother.

The catch: Granny died years ago.
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2017-02-22T01:30:34+00:00May 4th, 2014|Categories: Reviews|
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