The Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery will debut its latest
exhibition, Re[f]use: Transforming the Landscape, on Friday, April 5.
The exhibition features photographs by artist Gina
Through her photographs, Dabrowski examines “the big
business of trash.” Her large format prints are considered exceptional examples
of contemporary landscape photography during this environmentally-sensitive
“The open pit dumps of the 1970s
have evolved into today’s highly engineered facilities,” Dabrowski wrote in her
artist’s statement. “As the project has
developed, three major threads have surfaced: the business aspects of solid
waste disposal, an examination of dumps that have been repurposed as parks,
malls, and other public spaces, and the relationship of people to the refuse
The exhibition will be featured in
a special Gallery Night reception on Friday, April 19. The reception will take
place from 5 – 8 p.m. in the gallery.
The Northwestern Mutual Art
Gallery is open Sundays –Fridays, from noon – 4 p.m. Admission is free.
Re[f]use: Transforming the
Landscape will be on display through April 28.