Amanda Boe: Silver Lining

Some months back, I posted an article on a terrific exhibition and book, Begin Anywhere, Paths to Collaboration and Mentorship, curated by Monique Deschaines. One of the artists featured was Amanda Boe, and I was intrigued to learn more about the person a

For her series, Silver Linings, Amanda spent seven years examining familial terrain in Northern California, documenting the worlds she once inhabited. She also focuses on her cousins who are now growing up in neighborhoods of her past, allowing her to connect in a more profound way with her younger self and those of her bloodline. The project celebrates the ordinary and the internal, baring witness to the past and the present in a time of national disquiet.

Begin Anywhere: Paths of Mentorship and Collaboration Amanda Boe, McNair Evans, Kevin Kunishi with Jason Fulford, Todd Hido, Mark Mahaney, Mike Smith & Alec Soth

On September 7th, San Francisco Camerawork opens the exhibition, Begin Anywhere. It's a unique curation about mentorship and artistic collaboration*. Curated by Monique Deschaines, Begin Anywhere explores "the possibilities and influence of artistic mento

Opening September 7th, San Francisco Camerawork opens the exhibition, Begin Anywhere. It’s a unique curation about mentorship and artistic collaboration*. Curated by Monique Deschaines, Begin Anywhere explores “the possibilities and influence of artistic mentorship, tracing the paths of visual thinking exchanged among artists and how ideas are developed and manifested in the process of an evolving artistic practice”. At the core of this exhibition is selected work by three artists Amanda Boe, McNair Evans, and Kevin Kunishi along with collaborative projects with their mentors – Jason Fulford, Todd Hido, Mark Mahaney, Mike Smith, and Alec Soth.The opening reception if from 6-8pm and the exhibition runs through October 14th, 2017.