MEG TURNER: HERE AND NOW
November 2, 2019 – April 12, 2020
Opening: Saturday, Nov 2, 5:30pm-10pm
Meg Turner: Here and Now is the artist’s first solo museum exhibition. The installation, including over 100 portrait tintypes of artists, activists, teachers, school mates, friends, lovers, and near-strangers, documents a self-selected community who over the past five years have elected to participate in Turner’s photographic record of a fragile and political queer utopia.
Meg Turner was born in 1985 in Switzerland and grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She received her BFA in 2008 from The Rhode Island School of Design and moved to Louisiana in 2009 to found and direct the New Orleans Community Printshop. in 2011 Meg began to works as a Master Printer for Josephine Sacabo and Luna Press. She prints her photographs as large-scale polymer photogravure prints; showing multiple times annually and her work is exhibited and collected internationally. in 2016 Meg moved to New York to pursue her MFA at Columbia University, graduating in 2018. She believes wholeheartedly in the continued relevance of hand printing, and the importance of knowing and sharing access to the means of disseminating images.
Image: Meg Turner – truckfem silkscreen
CAC galleries are open Wednesday-Monday, 11am-5pm, General Admission is $10/$8 Students & Seniors, Free to CAC Members, Free on Sundays for Louisiana residents, Courtesy of The Helis Foundation. Advance Tickets are available at the CAC Box Office, 900 Camp Street and online at www.cacno.org or by calling 504 525-2580. CAC Members receive free admission to the galleries, discounts for performances and early seating. Join at cacno.org.