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Melanie Walker @ dnj Gallery

Black Shoes, Artifacts of the Anthropocene, 2018
Transfer on Mica, framed 12″x12″

Melanie Walker
December 3 – December 15

“These images have been in the making for over 50 years, representing a posthumous collaboration with my father and an investigation of the materiality and impermanence of the photographic medium. The negatives have been subjected to fluctuations in temperature and moisture barely clinging to the base of the film. The images were made during the early Mad Men era to entice consumerism at the beginning of what is now being referred to as the Anthropocene. The objects photographed are more than likely absorbed into the new geologic strata in landfills scattered around the country. ….”

dnj Gallery
3015 Ocean Park Boulevard
Santa Monica, California 90405


Also published on Medium.


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