Find new light in an old technique at the Houston Center for Photography

Photo courtesy of the Houston Center for Photography

See silhouetted photographs that carry big concepts at HCP’s, The Surface of Things exhibition on view through Sunday, January 15, 2017.

The Surface of Things brings together a diverse group of contemporary artists who use the photogram, an image made without a camera with light sensitive paper (or other material), to pursue environment, aesthetic, and philosophical questions.

The works in the exhibition examine how objects carry meaning, culture, politics, and how these objects can become metaphors with a greater significance.

The Surface of Things at Houston Center for Photography

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Catherine Gonzalez is an arts absorber, administrator, and blogger originally from Austin, Texas. She graduated from the University of Houston with a B.A. in Art History and runs the Bonphilosophia arts blog, where she interviews and documents up and coming artists. In her current role at Houston Arts Alliance she supports online communications as well as all of HAA’s outreach opportunities and volunteer network.