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Cara Barer: Obsolescence
On view through September 17, 2022
The Grace Museum
Abilene, Texas

“I transform books into art by sculpting them, dyeing them and then through the medium of photography presenting them anew as objects of beauty. I create a record of that book and its half-life. Books, physical object and repositories of information are being displaced by zeros and ones in a digital universe with no physicality. Through my art, I document this and raise questions about the fragile and ephemeral nature of books and their future.” Cara Barer

[Image: Cara Barer, Rainbow, 2013, archival photographic print, Courtesy of the artist and Nicole Longnecker Gallery]