The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum presents Shallow Sun, an exhibition of new photo and video works by artist Penelope Umbrico that traces a ricocheting trajectory through photographic history. Shallow Sun is presented inside and adjacent to The Aldrich’s camera obscura—a permanent architectural feature of the Museum building containing a device that formed the basis for all photographic technology. The exhibition brings together a series of Umbrico’s works from 1989 to the present, reflecting on photography’s relationship to light and the complex changes that digital technology has brought to photographic image production. Sun Stream (camera obscura), the site-specific intervention into the Museum’s camera obscura, utilizes both analog and digital technology to reveal how we are at a point where light—traditionally the most central element of photography

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