Lutz Bacher / MATRIX 242; D-L Alvarez / MATRIX 243

When
Event has passed (Wed Aug 1, 2012 - Sun Oct 7, 2012)
Cost
$10
Tags
Film Screening, Movies

Description

Lutz Bacher / MATRIX 242
MATRIX 242 presents Bien Hoa (2006–07), an important but rarely seen series that sheds light on the elusive practice of Berkeley-based artist Lutz Bacher. The series juxtaposes enlargements of photographs taken by a soldier in Vietnam, unearthed by the artist at a local salvage store, with the versos of the originals, which reveal the soldier/photographer’s handwritten annotations. By placing these found texts and images in a museum context, Bacher prompts us to wonder about the circumstances of their making and the fate of their author.

D-L Alvarez / MATRIX 243
D-L Alvarez’s first solo museum exhibition explores the aesthetic guises that sometimes mask unspeakable horrors. MATRIX 243 pairs The Closet, a drawing series from 2006–07 based on the 1978 horror film Halloween, with Something to Cry About I and II (2007), patchwork bodysuits draped on armatures that evoke the skins of corpses.

Schedule

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA
Event has passed

More Info

Link
http://bampfa.berkeley.edu/exhibition/
Call
(510) 642-1412
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Location

  1. Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)
    2155 Center Street, Berkeley, CA