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Evidence: Photographs by Kristen Emack at Community Spotlight Space

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Evidence: Photographs by Kristen Emack

Dates: April 2-April 30, 2018
Reception: Thursday, April 5 at 6:00-8:00 pm
Hours: Monday-Friday, 3:00-6:00 pm

My initial obsession to document my daughter Appaloosa’s childhood is linked directly to the lack of imagery captured in my own youth. I have no memory of my parents taking photos of me. When I found one of the few that exist, it made me know that I exist too; it gave me confidence. It also made me anxious; I wondered why so little effort was made to record me. Read more.

About The Artist
Kristen Emack is a photographer and educator who lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She holds a degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and although she took some undergraduate course work, she is primarily a self-taught photographer.

Kristen has exhibited in group and solo shows in the Greater Boston area and was awarded a Women in Photography grant at Maine Media Workshops. In 2015, Scout Magazine named her Best Photographer in Cambridge. Her work has been published in PDN and Rangefinder, and was recently selected for the Call and Response: Art as Resistance exhibition hosted by Strange Fire Collective, as well as The Curated Fridge. Kristen’s work includes two long-term projects that look at childhood, family and visibility.

The Community Artist Spotlight Space is a program of Chandler Gallery and Maud Morgan Arts.

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