Between Memory and History: From the Epic to the Everyday

Nan Goldin, Thomas Ruff, Bert Teunissen, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Martin Parr, Chi Peng, Adi Nes, Luc Delahaye, Raymonde April, Robert Burley


Photography and its culture – the way in which images are created and used – are subject, as many things are, to cyclical evolutions of birth, growth, entropy and renewal. Photography wields an enduring influence in our lives; it contributes to our understanding of the world around us, now more then ever before and is implicit in preserving our individual and collective experiences. Through a selection of photographic images by ten Canadian and international artists, Between Memory and History: From the Epic to the Everyday probes relationships that exist between the intimate and the public, between moments of personal significance to events of global resonance that affect each one of us.

For the full essay on the MOCCA Exhibition please follow the link below.

Thematic Exhibition essay

Curated by David Liss & Bonnie Rubenstein