1.4 featuring Hyla Skopitz and Angela Beallor
About the artists:
Hyla Skopitz grew up with a giant papier maché hot dog on the mantle and a rubber bat hanging from the chandelier. She naturally developed an eye for detail and ironic juxtapositions. As a teenager, she began documenting the shelves and cubbyholes filled with miscellaneous screws and bolts, coils of wires covered in cobwebs, and arcane gadgets in various states of disrepair that her grandfather, a child of the depression, had collected in secret basement rooms. Her photographs and videos continue to investigate familial relics, nostalgia, and sentimentality. They oscillate between diaristic and documentary, emotional and objective, the present and memory. She received her MFA from ICP-Bard. She currently works in the Metropolitan Museum Photo Studio and lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Angela Beallor is a red diaper baby from the rust belt (Cleveland, Ohio to be exact). She received a BS in photo-illustration and journalism from Kent State University and an MFA in advanced photographic studies from ICP-Bard. She has exhibited visual work in New York, Boston, Houston, Cleveland, and Maine and has had both poetry and prose appear in various publications. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.
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