Eclipsis exhibition documentation

CCA/C Archives
Porras, Suarez Tamara (Curator) Graduate Student - Fine Arts (MFA)
Exhibit date(s): 2018-03-19 - 2018-09-04
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Tamara Suarez Porras has constructed a site-specific installation in Meyer Library that considers three total solar eclipses: 1979, 2017, and 2024. eclipsis is the outcome of a long process of digging, accumulating and collecting photographs and ephemera, and re-contextualizing them. In doing so, new meanings are constructed and spaces are altered. Eclipsis, a word puzzle: eclipse, ellipsis, eclipsis...It reveals porras’ “habit” of distilling material to evoke multiple readings of an object. Starting with an installation of two videos and floor-to-ceiling wallpaper in the storefront, the audience is invited to two parallel yet fragmented spaces. The show unfolds as you walk into the library listening to a sound piece created by Sei Harris. To listen, scan the QR code or stream it through the URL.
CCA/C subject: Works and shows
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Series: CCA Libraries Exhibit Documentation
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Series: V. Exhibits and the CCA Art Collection
Subseries: 2. Exhibits (CCA)
Oakland Campus — Meyer Library
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