Social Currency, The Shared Photograph, Opening Reception

Here’s a short video from the First Friday, March 4, 2011 opening reception for Social Currency, The Shared Photograph at the StutzArtSpace:

Dan Grossman’s Article on the Exhibition (Nuvo)

Dan Grossman’s Review of the Exhibitions (Nuvo)

Carmel Artists Ron Kern and Satch Exhibiting at Stutz Art Space

Ron Kern and Satch collaborated on a conceptual piece that is a part of the critically acclaimed group exhibition, curated by Andy Chen, “Social Currency, The Shared Photograph.”

Intertwining historic carte de visites and cabinet cards with contemporary portraits from Facebook, along with other contemporary and historical elements including a self-portrait made by Ron, the piece compares and contrasts the historical and contemporary use of portraits as the means to develop social currency.

Satch – “This is the first time that we have collaborated on a project of this size.  It was very exciting to see the piece come together.  This exhibit examines picture making as a part of our daily lives that we rely on which to communicate and create social interaction.”

Ron Kern – “The exhibit’s concept challenged me to take a closer look at the contemporary state of photography.  The incredible ease of producing a picture and making it immediately available for 24/7 viewing is transforming the very essence of photography.”

Social Currency, The Shared Photograph
Monday – Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment
Cost – Free

Stutz Art Space
Stutz Business Center
212 W. 10th Street, Suite B110
Indianapolis, IN  46202

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