“Both Sides” by Rick Rembisz on view at SRO Photo Gallery November 16th-December 18th

Landmark Arts at the Texas Tech University School of Art presents Both Sides by Rick Rembisz, the fourth exhibition in the 2016 – 2017 SRO Photo Gallery Exhibition Series. Both Sides will be on view November 16th – December 18th, 2016. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

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Rick Rembisz, Sanitatzoffiziere (2015), pigmented print, 20 x 24 inches.

For Both Sides, Rembisz interviews and photographs participants in the WWII Veterans Weekend in Waxahachie, TX. This event recreates a 1940s World War II atmosphere with living history participants and camps, culminating in a reenactment battle.

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Rick Rembisz, SS Storm Trooper (2015), pigmented print, 20 x 24 inches.

The artist uses small cameras and short focal lengths to capture participants of this event in a snapshot-like manner, thus emphasizing the difference between their everyday lives and their chosen characters. The artist highlights “an element of play” by tilting the portraits with the occupation of the subjects.

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Rick Rembisz, General (2015), pigmented print, 20 x 24 inches.

Rick Rembisz attended Baylor University (Waco, TX). Retired from a career in business, he focuses on street photography. His work has been selected for the 2014 and 2015 Photo Review competitions. Rembisz exhibits nationally.

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 3010 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 srophotogallery.art@ttu.edu or visit www.srophotogallery.org for more information.

Exhibitions and speaker programs at Landmark Arts and the Texas Tech University School of Art are made possible in part with a generous grant from the Helen Jones Foundation. Additional support comes from cultural activities fees administered through the Texas Tech College of Visual & Performing Arts.

 

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