The exhibition that this catalog records, Untreated Strangeness, features the work of Los Angeles-based photographer and critic George Porcari along with three new Jorge Pardo sculptures and a video loop by Naomi Fisher. Porcari's remarkable body of work spans almost four decades. Born in Lima, Peru in the 1950s, he emigrated to Los Angeles at age 11 and began taking photographs ten years later to record his own sense of dislocation. In subsequent years, Porcari went on to document his observations of cities (New York, Chicago, Europe, Latin America) through occasional series of photographs, which have also included cinematically-inspired collages, portraits of Los Angeles/international artist friends, the US-Mexican border, and still-lives of an intensely-curated assortment of books.Ia#39;ve never been to Momenta before, but when George and I discuss the arrangement of space at his loft in downtown ... Ia#39;ve known George since the 90s, wea#39;d often talk- ed about movies and books at the library where he works as Acquisitions Librarian at Art Center College of Design. ... Ia#39;d read Georgea#39;s essays on photography fiction and film over the years a essays that, although hea#39;s never pursued aanbsp;...
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