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Mellanplatser / Places in Between
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Design.
2019 (English)Artistic output (Unrefereed)
Resource type
Mixed material
Physical description [en]

In the exhibition Mellanplatser / Places in Between Linda Maria Thompson shows herongoing artistic research about representation and visualization of migration froma personal and political perspective; past and present. The projects #fromproject (2011-2014),In Place of Memory (2013-2016) och Emigrant Memoir (2015-2019). The common threadweaving through all the works in Mellanplatser / Places in Between is the considerationof place and time as it relates to migration.

The more than 100 works in Mellanplatser / Places in Between embraces a varietyof materials and techniques, including antique analog photographic processes, plant-basedemulsions (anthotypes), screen-capture, digital photography of archival film, images and texts.Together, these works weave together the fates of emigrants, immigrants, migrants- past and present, raising questions about how we see and experience migration whileoffering an opportunity to reflect upon our relationship to the documentary image.

Description [en]

In the exhibition Mellanplatser / Places in Between Linda Maria Thompson shows her ongoing artistic research about representation and visualization of migration froma personal and political perspective; past and present. The projects #fromproject (2011-2014),In Place of Memory (2013-2016) och Emigrant Memoir (2015-2019). The common threadweaving through all the works in Mellanplatser / Places in Between is the considerationof place and time as it relates to migration. Using her own experiences of differentcultures, she relates to Swedish and American migration histories filled with longing,love and loss researching the experience of being in-between. Her photographs take usto the often-romanticized American West and the environs surrounding her present-dayhome in Ångermanland. The works in Mellanplatser / Places in Between embraces a varietyof materials and techniques, including antique analog photographic processes, plant-basedemulsions, screen-capture, digital photography of archival film, images and texts.Together, these works weave together the fates of emigrants, immigrants, migrants- past and present, raising questions about how we see and experience migration whileoffering an opportunity to reflect upon our relationship to the documentary image.

Place, publisher, year, pages
Västernorrland, 2019.
Keywords [en]
photography, documentary photography, migration, migrant aesthetic, representation, screenshots, analog photography, contact prints, anthotypes, archival photographs, archive, migrant history
National Category
Visual Arts Design
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-37826OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-37826DiVA, id: diva2:1374146
Available from: 2019-11-29 Created: 2019-11-29 Last updated: 2019-11-29

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