Liner Notes: Moyra Davey

Canadian photographer Moyra Davey is showing her piece, entitled Dictionaries (1994-96) in the Henry’s Record exhibition that opened last Friday. Check out the following tidbits to get a sense of the type of work that Davey produces:

In this video posted by the Art Gallery of Ontario, Davey discusses why she chose to work with photography as her principle medium:

Here, she illuminates the ideas behind her two works, Mary, Marie (2011) and We Are Young and We Are Friends of Time (2011) in a video from the 2012 Whitney Biennial:

Read this interesting article entitled Some Things Moyra Taught Me from Frieze Magazine.

You can also view a selection of Davey’s works on the Murray Guy Gallery site.

That’s all for now, hope to see you at the Henry for The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl soon.


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