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Curatorial Statement: “Bodies Bigger Than Eyes brings together six artists who are working with the body—some through the use of abstraction and fragmentation of the body into its parts, and others through the use of everyday objects or props that imply utility and human presence. Each of these artists is engaged with their materials and the crafting of space in ways that do not just allude to the body, but also require its presence. We, as viewers, are pr...

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Gallery Bang Bang is an alternative art & project space located in a private residence. Gallery Bang Bang's goal is to be an additive, positive force in Nashville's creative community by providing space for kick-ass exhibits. Exhibition Spotlight: Dinner's Ready, curated by Pam Marlene Taylor, featured artists include Ellen Dempsey, Pia Pack, Dana Robinson, Janet Decker Yañez, Quinn Hunter Gallery Visit, Gallery Bang Bang, featuring Dinner's Ready (curated by Pam Marlene Taylor) Gallery Visit, Gallery Bang Bang, featuring Dinner's R...

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Rachel Bubis: You work in the documentary tradition, but make photographs that “acknowledge the limits of photographic representation.” You do this by establishing real relationships with your subjects and often turn the camera on yourself, creating images that are about your fantasy of a place rather than, for example, dramatizing poverty. In accompanying texts, you feature voices of local people collected from newspaper excerpts instead of using traditional captions. Are there any other ways in which you challenge what you see...

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