conceptual photography exhibition


You Better Bring Your Own Sun

conceptual photography by LATELA artist Marisa S. White
exhibited at the Latela Art Gallery
displayed from November 12, 2016 to January 8, 2017
in conjunction with Foto Week DC 2016.

 

OPENING NIGHT: 

Join us & Foto Week DC on
November 12th, 5-7pm to
inaugurate the exhibition. 
Event will include wine, snacks, 
a live DJ & a chance to meet the artist.

 

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About the Exhibition: 

You Better Bring Your Own Sun, is a visual autobiography exploring the artist’s physical journey from state to state over the course of several years, forcing the wake of change both physically and emotionally. Through haunting images and rich symbolism, Marisa reveals how being uprooted multiple times can twist at one’s identity, dreams and goals.

 As much a sketch of one woman’s life as it is a paradigm of candid expression, You Better Bring Your Own Sun, takes the viewer on a literal and metaphorical journey of fleeting yet continuous emotions from loss, sorrow, insecurity, escape and hope. Recognizing that negativity and optimism are at odds, fighting for feelings of safety, love and a sense of belonging. And through this passage, finding a place within.
 

About the artist:

Marisa S. White is a conceptual photographer who has extensively exhibited in the Washington DC area in many galleries including Hillyer Art Space, Foto Works Slam, the Popcorn Gallery, and the Torpedo Factory's Art League. In November 2015 she exhibited 5 photographs in the Latela Art Gallery Debut Exhibition and in September 2016 obtained full representation by LATELA. 

Thank you to our Exhibition Sponsors:

 
Since 1987, Peter Weygandt of Weygandt-Metzler Importing has been an importer of top artisanal European wines. He has gained an international reputation for the quality and diversity of his selections. Weygandt Wines in Washington, DC, is the next natural step for Weygandt-Metzler: a retail store dedicated to showcasing Peter’s portfolio, from the most well-known viticultural regions and winemakers to lesser-known appellations as well as up-and-coming producers. It is a place where consumers can come to learn about the portfolio, and occasionally meet the importer and our winemakers.

Since 1987, Peter Weygandt of Weygandt-Metzler Importing has been an importer of top artisanal European wines. He has gained an international reputation for the quality and diversity of his selections. Weygandt Wines in Washington, DC, is the next natural step for Weygandt-Metzler: a retail store dedicated to showcasing Peter’s portfolio, from the most well-known viticultural regions and winemakers to lesser-known appellations as well as up-and-coming producers. It is a place where consumers can come to learn about the portfolio, and occasionally meet the importer and our winemakers.