Panorama: Image-Based Art in the 21st Century Feature Exhibition, Enlightened Earth
Panorama 2016: Image-Based Art in the 21st Century is a celebration of the photographic image and digital media and their expansive roles in contemporary mediums like digital photography, printmaking, video, film, animation, and gaming design. Anchored by a featured exhibition and a dynamic and interactive evening festival both held at Main Line Art Center in Haverford, the 2-month happening features physical and virtual exhibitions, lectures, and educational programs led by accomplished artists who utilize digital technology to deliver the unexpected.
The Feature Exhibition of Panorama, Enlightened Earth presents works by Mark Dorf (New York), Julianna Foster (Philadelphia), and Nick Pedersen (Burlington, NJ) that engage the photographic medium and digital media to explore nature and our complex relationship to its past, present, and future. Motivated by environmentalism, fascination with photography’s subjectivity, and the dominance of the digital domain, these artists investigate the delicate imbalance of nature, technology, and humanity. Their work leads us down a path of multi-layered, multi-media discovery through storytelling, fantastical landscapes, scientific research, and dreams. Enlightened Earth is on view at Main Line Art Center from September 10 to November 5 and is free and open to the public. Main Line Art Center features abundant free parking and is easily accessible from public transportation.
Image Credit: Path of the Ancients (C) Nick Pedersen 2013