LUBBOCK– Landmark Arts at the Texas Tech University School of Art presents Street Scene by Hans Gindlesberger and Jon Horvath as the first exhibition in the 2016 – 2017 SRO Photo Gallery Exhibition Series. Street Scene Project will be on view at the SRO Photo Gallery August 26 – September 18, 2016. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
In Street Scene Horvath and Gindlesberger reconstruct iconic places using digital technology and mass imagery as their medium. Continuing the tradition of re-photograpic projects, the artists use Internet sites such as Google Street View to revisit iconic sites of photography and cinema.
To further the dialogue between a physical landscape and virtual environment, the artists add texts from stories and data collected from on-line sources. Street Scene asks questions about “our experience or non-experience of places through the proxy of the electronic image.”
Hans Gindlesberger holds an MFA in Photography from the State University of New York at Buffalo and is currently Assistant Professor of Photography at Binghamton University in New York. He was a finalist for the 2014 Portrait Awards by LensCulture. Horvath and Gindlesberger exhibit nationally and internationally. Jon Horvath holds an MFA in Photography from University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and is currently interim Associate Professor of Photography at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. His works are in several collections including the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Both artists exhibit nationally and internationally.
The Landmark Arts SRO Photo Gallery is located in the Sub-basement of the Texas Tech School of Art Building. The Art Building is located at 3072 18th Street (near the corner of 18th Street and Flint Ave). Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. On weekdays, paid parking is available on the fourth floor of the Flint Avenue parking facility. Parking is free on weekends. Admission to the School of Art Galleries is free. Email email@example.com or visit www.srophotogallery.org for more information.