AilA

Rinko Kawauchi

California Museum of Photography

October 2, 2004 - January 2, 2005

- Saturday, September 18, 2004



Rinko Kawauchi's AILA uses photography to thematically illustrate notions of birth, life, death, and time. No single image can neatly encapsulate the nuance of temporality that is embodied by Kawauchi's AILA. Instead, the photographs that compose AILA must be viewed in relationship to one another. One comes to an understanding of AILA only through the process of piecing together portraits ranging from a loud birth to muted images of breaking waves to the stillness of a formation of clouds. This, Kawauchi's latest series, appropriately employs the progression - and pause - of time to exemplify the very essence of photography as it is used to capture a moment.

Events in Focus

Film

Finding Vivian Maier

Screening - Friday, August 29, 2014, 7pm
Matinee - Saturday, August 30, 2014, 3pm
Screening - Saturday, August 30, 2014, 7pm


Performance

Shadow of a Man by Cherrie Moraga

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 7pm - 9pm

A family grapples with depression and alcoholism fueled by a dark secret