marina font imprinted reception for the artist 9/10/11

marina font imprinted
reception for the artist, saturday, 9.10.11, 6pm
Dina Mitrani Gallery
2620 Nw 2nd Avenue
Miami Florida 33127
during wynwood gallery walk

september 10 – october 28, 2011

Dina Mitrani Gallery is proud to present Marina Font’s second solo exhibition in the gallery, Imprinted. In this new photographic series, Marina Font utilizes images and installations illustrating concepts of memory, tradition, and the experience of adopting a new homeland. The objects chosen for her work denote nostalgia and the poetry of conjoining the past and the present. Although the work is inspired by the artist’s personal experiences, the issues of identity and how the human mind stores its memories are universal.

Marina Font was born in Cordoba, Argentina in 1970 and moved to Miami fifteen years ago. She studied visual arts at the Escuela de Artes Visuales Martin Malharro in Argentina and focused on photography at Speos Ecole de la Photographie in Paris. She earned her MFA in photography from Barry University in Miami two years ago and lives in Miami Beach with her husband and three sons.

Dina Mitrani Gallery opened in November 2008 and specializes in international contemporary photography. The gallery represents emerging and mid-career artists, offers artists talks and lectures on photography as well as photo-based books. The gallery is committed to promoting its artists, as well as working with independent curators to produce unique group exhibitions.

For more information, please contact the gallery.

image above: Untitled, 2011, Archival pigment prints, Edition 5

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