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Althea Thauberger

Childhood

 

March 21 - April 24, 2003

Althea Thauberger will be seeking a girl (aged approximately 12-13) from the Richmond area to collaborate with her in developing a large photo-mural for the Minoru window area of the Gallery. Together, the artist and the girl will plan and execute a number of photo-shoots in which the girl will be featured as a kind of local personality, and in which her interests and talents will be profiled.

Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby, Shauna Oddleifson, Kate Greenslade, Jacquelyn Wong, Students at RAG workshops.

I remember feeling ashamed before I had done anything to shame myself, as a child. I began my life wailing.
—Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby, excerpt from
Childhood a text from Bad Ideas for Paradise

This exhibition includes artworks which address the (adult) viewer through a relocation or recollection specifically of childhood or adolescence. All of the works address the supposed innocence of youth.

Innocence and virtue are characteristics people usually apply to children. I have become fascinated with the cruel and strange things that can transpire between kids.
—Shauna Oddleifson, The Girl Who Does Bad Things

In BLOOM I propose that the act of getting ‘dolled up’ is a means of obscuring or covering … and how a young girl can challenge the illusion of innocence.
—Kate Greenslade, BLOOM

During my career as a high school teacher I have witnessed the awkward transition young women face as they approach the vague boundary between adolescence and early adulthood.
—Jacquelyn Wong, Chance