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Sarah Cooper and Nina Gorfer

The Weather Diaries - Guest Curator Tour

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The Weather Diaries Guest Curator Tour

Tour The Weather Diaries exhibition with the amazing artists who created it!

Join Cooper & Gorfer, (Sara Cooper and Nina Gorfer), and Kristín Ingvarsdóttir from Nordic House, the project producer, for an inside look at how this project started, their unique experiences working with the designers in Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands and what insights they discovered on how weather and nature impact fashion and identity.

This exclusive gallery tour will take place in ASI’s Osher Gallery and the Turnblad Mansion.

Maximum of 16 participants. Two exclusive tours

The Artists

The artists Sara Cooper (USA) and Nina Gorfer (Austria) belong to a narrative tradition within photography with roots in 18th and 19th century painting. Their staged photographs hold distinct reference to history, fables and myths that are often realized in close collaboration with the people they portray.

Unlike the discrete passer-by who waits for the decisive moment, Sara Cooper and Nina Gorfer carefully direct their productions, much like painters in a studio. Their images show more than just one objective view of a person. Instead, they depict the intangible life and sentiment prevalent in the moment.

Sara Cooper is a native of the United States. Nina Gorfer is a native Austrian. Both live and work in Göteborg, Sweden. 

$15/members, $20/nonmembers.



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