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Black Box: Gerard Byrne

From October 16, 2013 — February 16, 2014

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Society’s desire to believe in something otherworldly can transform the banal—branches, rock formations, and mist on the water—into variations of a creature, the Loch Ness monster, both ominous and oddly endearing.

Gerard Byrne uses film and photography to explore the way that we develop this collective fantasy in selections from his on-going project Case Study: Loch Ness (Some possibilities and problems). Byrne infuses his work with wry humor as he explores how people see what they want to see rather than what is there.

Society’s desire to believe in something otherworldly can transform the banal—branches, rock formations, and mist on the water—into variations of a creature, the Loch Ness monster, both ominous and oddly endearing.