Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The Intimacy of Being Liminal, Culturehall Issue 59

Image credit: Alana Riley from 
The Pressure Between You and Me is Enough To 
Take A Picture 

To be liminal is to be elusive. In literary theory, critical theory, psychology, neurology, and simply, in states of being, to be liminal is to exist within the frays of perception. In looking at the field of contemporary photography, the concept of thresholds finds its way back to the genre of portraiture, where the self depicted is neither here nor there, past nor present, but a moment rendered that suspends and challenges our perceptions of who we are, and who we may be . . .

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Artists featured: Sarah Fuller, Alana Riley, Meera Margaret Singh, and Lewis & Taggart.

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