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Charlotte has developed very consistent and original work about the issues that affect her as a young contemporary woman. She is building a very interesting narrative using compelling images to...
Alfstad& Contemporary presents, Shine the Light, a three-tier, multi-media exhibition that focuses on the current and historical aspects of refugee displacement, persecution and the struggles of finding home. Opening on January 10, the show features a glass installation by Laura Donefer, photo essay exhibition by Charlotte Schmitz and a short film preview by director Dave Marshall and Deborah Haber. The show runs through February 2nd.
Shine the Light is curated under the direction of Deborah Haber, Executive Artistic Director of DEEP Arts, a non-profit arts organization whose mission focuses on the promotion of new works.
“By bringing these three separate works under one roof, Deborah Haber has curated a thought provoking exhibition that presents viewers with a powerful meditation on difficult past and present events,” say Sam Alfstad. “Laura Donefer and Charlotte Schmitz’ work blend together to authoritative stories. One using ghost images of millions lost and the other with individual faces and words. Marshall and Haber’s film trailer of their feature documentary is also a powerful component to this exhibition.”
Laura Donefer’s masterworkTodesmarche Revisitedis a 15-foot long installation of approximately 800 casts of bare, upturned, glass and cement feet. Feet cast from real people, including Holocaust survivors. The piece honors those who died in the death marches during the Holocaust. Todesmarche is German for “Death March,” a name for those Jewish prisoners who were forced by the Nazis to walk barefoot from their concentration camps to other camps, and to their deaths.