A Portrait Photography Exhibition Curated by Innocnts
Opening Reception: August 19th, 2016 7-10PM Exhibition Dates: August 18th – August 28th, 2016
THESE DAYS presents FAMILIAR DIFFERENCES : A Group Photography Exhibition curated by Innocnts focusing on contemporary portraiture by young LA based photographers. Featuring works by DANE PETERSON, EMILY KNECHT, KEEGAN GIBBS, STACY KRANITZ, VALERIE J. BOWER, and WILL ADLER.
“Sensitive people faced with the prospect of a camera portrait put on a face they think is the one they would like to show to the world... Every so often what lies behind the facade is rare and more wonderful than the subject knows or dares to believe.” – Irving Penn
FAMILIAR DIFFERENCES is a mixed grouping of young photographers whose work often entails the use portraiture as a means of depicting the world around them. Often, as active participants within the cultures they document, this grouping of young photographers is imbued with a sense of access and candidness that is unique and endearing to the work. Using various unmediated approaches, this forthright survey of early career photographers explores aspects of portraiture through formal and informal depictions of human experience.