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Light and Lens, 2nd Edition by Robert Hirsch

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9.0 Christian Faur begins with Works Progress Administration (WPA) photographs of people in desolate, empty landscapes during the Great Depression of the 1930s to reference our current economic and social crisis. “Inspired by Franz Kafka’s novel The Castle, where the protagonist seeks to find work as a land surveyor but gets caught up in the system’s bureaucracy, the title of the show serves as a metaphor for impenetrable political systems that enable greed and corruption, leaving the individual at the whim of those in power.” After making colored crayons that resemble wax pixels, Faur uses them to reconstruct these black-and-white photographs ...

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