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Rick Wright at Camerawork Gallery

October 26, 2019

October 26 – November 29, 2019

Vessels of the Late Petroleum Age

Philadelphia photographer Rick Wright inhabits the persona of a c. 4300 CE archaeologist: a scientist stumbling onto a cache of preserved vessels crafted out of an unknown synthetic material. This Dada series of catalogued “artifacts” explores how a future society might interpret contemporary plastic containers. The project is driven by Wright’s creative lens work; the objects taking on new form, expression, and meaning. There are 27 digital photographs (18 on display at Camerawork Gallery) in the collection—printed with tri-tone pigment ink on Hahnemühle Bamboo paper at 12” 18”.


October 26, 2019


Camerawork Gallery
2801 N. Gantenbein Ave
Portland, 97227 United States
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