fall 1987 - summer 1988 exhibition program

The Other Body: Cultural Debate in British Photography
September 11 September 27, 1987
The Other Body featured four British artists whose photographs challenged the accepted cultural representations of gender, the artists included were: Victor Burgin, Jo Spence, John Hilliard, and Mitra Tabrizan.

Through January 17, 1988
This exhibition consisted of holography, computer-manipulated images, and interactive computerized artists' books that focused on aspects of popular culture. Participating artists included Betsy Connors, Marie Andree Cosette, Manual (Suzanne Bloom & Ed Hill), Daniel J. Martinez, Delle Maxwell, Francis Olschafskie, Alan Rath, and Michael Snow.

January 29 March 6, 1988
This installation of W. Snyder MacNeil's Daughter/Father series featured suspended translucent platinum/palladium portraits. MacNeil received a MassProductions grant from the Massachusetts Council for 1986-88. The illustrated catalogue that accompanied the exhibition included an essay by Eugenia Parry Janis.

Family Photographs
January 29 March 6, 1988
David Prifti's Family Photographs was a collection of color images of his extended family.


March 11 April 24, 1988
Alfredo Jaar's COYOTE! was a social-critical site-specific installation which included photography. The title refers to the individuals who are paid by immigrants to help them cross the Rio Grande River to the United States. The exhibition was funded in part by the New Works Program of the then Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities.

Robert Flynt

March 11 April 24, 1988
Robert Flynt's works, which combined photography and drawing, were on view in the PRC's Klebnov Gallery.

Below the Line: Living Poor in America

May 4 June 19, 1988
Photojournalist Eugene Richards documented the deplorable living conditions of Americans living below the line of poverty. Photos were exhibited along with text from his book of the same title. Those that attended were asked to bring non-perishable goods for a donation to Rosie's Place.

John Craig: Recent Geoscapes
May 4 June 19, 1988
The exhibition featured John Craig installation of 20 x 24 color Polaroids, Cibachromes, and photogravures, which were inspired by the art work of the Navajo Indians.

Youth Photography Exhibition: A Day in My Life

Through June 19, 1988
The PRC exhibited 35 black-and-white photographs by high school students from Eastern Massachusetts to promote and encourage youth photography. The exhibitors were the recipients of the PRC's Youth Photography Project Awards.