This exhibition will examine the movement of photographs, as disembodied images and as physical artifacts, across time and space as well as across the boundaries of media and genres, including visual art, literature, and cinema. The culmination of a three-year interdisciplinary project sponsored by the Princeton Council for International Teaching and Research, the exhibition traces historical continuities from the 19th century to the present by juxtaposing materials from archival collections in Spain, Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico and works by modern and contemporary photographers from museum and private collections including Joan Fontcuberta, Marc Ferrez, Rosâgela Renno and Joan Colom. A fully illustrated catalogue accompanies the exhibition.
The Itinerant Languages of Photography has been organized by the Princeton University Art Museum. This exhibition is supported, in part, by funds from the Council for International Teaching and Research, Princeton University, and by the Bagley Wright, Class of 1946, Contemporary Art Fund. Additional support has been provided by the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs; by the Consulate General of Brazil in New York; by the David L. Meginnity, Class of 1958, Fund; and by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Council of the Humanities, and the Program in Latin American Studies, Princeton University. Further support has been provided by Angelica and Neil Rudenstine, Class of 1956, and by the Partners and Friends of the Princeton University Art Museum. The publication has been supported, in part, by the Barr Ferree Foundation Publication Fund, Princeton University, and by the Joseph L. Shulman Foundation Fund for Art Museum Publications.