Veronika Georgieva & Stephen Shanabrook: Memory Lane

Installation

The project ‘Memory Lane’ aims to create and display a collective visual memory. The inspiration for creating this series arrives from the description of an unfolding Japanese flower in Marcel Proust’s ‘Remembrance of Things Past’. In a similar manner the images will be revealed step by step in the same way the human memory works: with its fragmentation, blank spaces and thresholds between forgotten and revived moments.

‘Memory Lane’ is made possible by collaborations with The Dallas Morning News, The Dallas Historical Society, the Dallas Public Library, and the Mexican American Historical League.

To see at
North Harwood St

Section within the
Dallas Arts District
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Through an → open call, in collaboration with → The Dallas Morning News and the → Dallas Historical Society,​ the people of Dallas and Texas are invited to share their images from daily life in the 20th century, and thus their family memories with Aurora participants. The selected images will be on view in a spectacular multi screen installation located on N Harwood Street on October 16–17, 2015.

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Veronika Georgieva was born in Moscow and graduated from Moscow Architectural College, Markhi. From 2010 Stephen j Shanabrook and Veronika Georgieva have worked as a team. Together the artists created an advertising campaign for renowned fashion label Comme des Garçons for Spring/Summer 2010. They also were commissioned by Saatchi and Saatchi advertising agency to create ad campaign for 25th anniversary of Reporters Without Borders in 2010, which included TV commercial. The campaign was shortlisted for Lion Award at Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival.

Stephen j Shanabrook is an American artist, who graduated from Syracuse University, USA, and studied in Florence, Italy. He has participated in residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and De Atelier in The Netherlands. Shanabrook has exhibited throughout the world in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including Drawing Center, New York; Swiss Institute, New York; and Moscow Biennale. His works are a part of public and private collections in USA, Europe, Russia and Australia, including Damien Hirst’s ‘murderme’ collection and David Walsh’s controversial MONA museum.

The artists live and work in New York City, USA and Moscow, Russia.

Photos: Scogin Mayo



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