1. Milagros de la Torre: The Restless Image


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    Photographer Milagros de la Torre discusses the many dimensions of her work.

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    • Fixing Shadows: Milagros de la Torre in Conversation with Charles Traub and Carla Stellweg


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      In conjunction with the exhibition “Observed: Milagros de la Torre,” on view at the Americas Society Gallery, Peruvian artist Milagros de la Torre will discuss the many facets of her research. She will be joined in conversation by photographer Charles Traub, chair of the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department at SVA, and art historian and curator Carla Stellweg, faculty member in the Art History program at SVA. De la Torre is one of the foremost conceptual photographers active today. Her images often project an eerie beauty and visual seduction that precedes their thoughtful and at times haunting proposal. “Observed: Milagros de la Torre” is on view at Americas Society Gallery, 680 Park Avenue, February 8 – April 14.

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      • Embedded (2007) by Milagros de la Torre


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        Embedded (2007) introduces variations of 21 arms-resistant garments worn by professionals on duty—soldiers, police officers, and government agents.

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        • In Love and War by FotoVisura


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          In Love and War exhibition reflects on the fragility of human life, in the hopes of bringing the viewer to a place of compassion and solicitude. This exhibition features photographers Milagros de la Torre, Henry Jacobson, Richard Mosse, Jessica Hines, Justin Maxon and Grant Worth. Curator Adriana Teresa depicts a contemporary society in which the interceptive space between war and love converge. The roles assumed and tools required by professionals on duty become necessary to the survival and protection of civilians. The soldier becomes the civilian and vice versa; the injured veteran reenacts being a soldier at war; and the passerby becomes part of the exhibition. Coexisting is a war that is portrayed as an external and internal conflict challenging the boundaries between love and war, and, our perception of privacy.

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