BILL FINGER "ICARUS"

NEWSText: Satsuki Miyanishi

Bill Finger Gemini C-print, 2013

The exhibition “Icarus” by Bill Finger will be held at PUNCH Gallery in Seattle. There is something human in the desire to explore. To reach beyond ourselves. Using everything at our disposal to propel a dream forward. In Icarus, our protagonist looks to Space and longs to break free. Obsessively building what cannot be done, to live an explorer’s life. As Bill Finger posits in his latest photographic works, a possible failed attempt is never a failure.

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Bill Finger is a Seattle-based artist whose work often draws from his past experience as an Assistant Cameraman in the Film Industry. His work centers around the construction and photographing of miniature “sets.” His images can be found in the permanent collection of the George Eastman House Museum of Photography in Rochester, NY.

Bill Finger “Icarus”
Date: February 6th – March 1st, 2014
Opening hours: 12:00 – 17:00
Closed on Sunday – Wednesday
Opening Reception: February 6th 17:00 – 20:00
Place: PUNCH Gallery
Address: 119 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: +1 206 621 1945
http://www.punchgallery.org

Text: Satsuki Miyanishi

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