Zoe Leonard. Analogue. 1998-2009

Zoe Leonard Analogue 1998-2009

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Zoe Leonard inflected this sweeping documentary project with poetry and personal meaning. Titled to evoke a bygone era, Analogue consists of 412 individual photographs arranged in grids and organized into a loose narrative that unfolds in 25 chapters. Though the individual photographs stand on their own, Leonard used ordering and repetition to extend and enrich their meaning. Together, they reveal the changing character of her neighborhood on Manhattan’s Lower East Side while witnessing the emergence of the global rag trade and the boom in the recycled merchandise business.

Additional text from Seeing Through Photographs online course, Coursera, 2016
Medium
10 chromogenic color prints and 2 gelatin silver prints
Dimensions
Each 11 × 11" (27.9 × 27.9 cm)
Credit
Analogue was made possible through the Artist's Residency program at the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University. Acquired through the generosity of the Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art, the Fund for the Twenty-First Century, The Modern Women's Fund, and Carol Appel
Object number
511.2013.55-66.x1-x2
Copyright
© 2021 Zoe Leonard
Installation
Analogue
Department
Photography

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