Sam Spina returned to the Victoria Myhren Gallery for the opening reception of Joel Dallenbach: Sidewalk Stories. The VMG is pleased to present Sidewalk Stories in conjunction with Denver’s Month of Photography, a biannual event that boasts 180 participating galleries in 2013. Sidewalk Stories will run through the end of March.
Jennifer Karady: In Country: Soldiers’ Stories consists of twelve large-scale 48 x 48 inch color photographs accompanied by a short synopsis of the veteran’s story written in his or her own words. Each work is initiated by an extensive interview process with the soldier, followed by a collaboration in which the veteran reenacts a chosen
Working with veterans recently returned from the two wars in the Middle East, photographer Jennifer Karady’s work focus on traumatic memories of soldiers, and their difficulty in returning to the normalcy of civilian life. The depictions of these memories are often quite at odds with the banalities of everyday life. The jarring contradictions in setting