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On view through August 8, 2021
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH)
Houston, Texas
Organized by CAMH’s Teen Council, the group exhibition features work by twenty-six Houston-area teen artists. The exhibition addresses the world’s rapid shift into a virtual space where learning and interactions with others occurred almost exclusively through a digital screen.

Like the rest of the world, these Teen Council members faced the rapid shift to quarantine in the middle of the school year. During a global pandemic and widespread uncertainty the Teen Council has continued to meet, plan, and connect—all in a virtual space. In seeking artwork to include in this exhibition they posed the questions: How do you define “The Screen”? How does “The Screen” protect you or hold you back? How can you crack “The Screen”?

[Image: Emilia Sterkel, Individuality, 2020. Wood, wire armature, tin foil, clay, and plaster, 21 x 24 x 14 inches. Image and work courtesy the artist.]