Dementia

Author
Mallon, Darci
Faculty Advisor
Date
1995
Keywords
drawing , installation , engram , American Sign Language , memory eidetics , fovea
Abstract (summary)
The title of the exhibition, ENGRAMS, refers to traces of neural synapses considered evidence of memory formation. The titles and gestures of each of the three inked fingerprint drawing installations represents an American Sign Language concept for a state of memory: Eidetic (visual memory), Fovea (to memorize), Dementia, (to forget). Mylar, lights, ink, and steel, 16 feet x14 feet.
Publication Information
Mallon, Darci. Engrams; A Legible Hand: Recent Work by Darci Mallon. Kitty Scott, curator. Edmonton, AB: Edmonton Art Gallery, 1995. Brochure essay by David Garneau, freelance curator, brochure essay by Helen Marzolf, curator.
DOI
Notes
Exhibitions: 1998 Dementia, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan 1996 ENGRAMS, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta 1995 ENGRAMS, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.
Item Type
Creative Work
Language
English
Rights
All Rights Reserved