Camera Chimera at Gallery Aferro

Camera/Chimera
Curated by Ethan Ham

Gallery Aferro
73 Market St
Newark, NJ 07102

September 12 – October 3
Opening Reception September 12, 7-10 PM

Artists: Becca Albee, Holly Andres, Patterson Beckwith, Chase Browder, xtine burrough, Cassandra C. Jones, Stephanie Dean, Dennis Delgado, Joel Fisher, Harrell Fletcher, Joy Garnett, Greta Ham, Tim Hutchings, Steve Lambert, Gus Meisner, Robin Michals, Hajoe Moderegger, MTAA, Shani Peters, Anne Schiffer, Christian Marc Schmidt, Tom Thayer, Mariana Tres, Angie Waller

Camera/Chimera is a series of photographs, each by a different artist. The artists are asked to replicate the previous artist’s photograph. The result is a visual game of “Telephone” in which the image slowly (and sometimes abruptly) mutates through the process of recreation.

Ethan Ham is a sculptor and installation artist who often uses kinetics, electronics, and computers in his artwork. His projects include Tumbarumba and Self-Portrait (both commissioned by Turbulence.org), Anthroptic (commissioned by The Present Group), and Email Erosion (commissioned by Rhizome.org). Ethan is an Assistant Professor of New Media at The City College of New York.