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Zachary Formwalt

Through a Fine Screen

Vidéo | | couleur | 20:30 | USA, Pays-Bas | 2010

Beginning with an image considered by many to be the first photograph printed mechanically in a newspaper, `Through a Fine Screen` questions the relationship of this image to the history of New York?s Central Park. Did photography enter the mass media as a way to remember or forget?

Zachary Formwalt is an american artist born in 1979 in Albany, Georgia (US), living and working in Amsterdam where he has a residence at the Rijksakademie since 2008. He graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and attended the Critical Postgraduate Program at the Malmö Art Academy in 2004 and 2005. His works were shown in solo exhibitions at the Elder Gallery in Lincoln in 2006, at the Rooseum Center for contemporary Art in Malmö in 2005 and at the Kunsthalle of Basel in 2009.