A Better Yesterday http://camh.org/exhibitions/a-better-yesterday <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-header-image"> <div class="field-label">Main Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_header_image" width="780" height="350" alt="" src="http://camh.org/sites/default/files/DSC_0002_1_calendar.jpg?1495204966" /> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-dates-times"><legend>Dates and Times</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-opening-reception"> <div class="field-label">Opening Reception Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2017-05-19</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-opening-reception-time"> <div class="field-label">Opening Reception Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 6:30–9PM </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-short-description"> <div class="field-label">Short Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&ldquo;Forgiveness means giving up all hope of a better past&rdquo; is a truism today, originally from the lips of our great, philosophically-minded comedienne and actress Lily Tomlin. It means simply that we need to radically accept that whatever traumas we have lived through are part of the life experience that created us, and we must build from there. The past is a neutral building block that should engender no emotion from us other than gratitude for who we are today. Still, creative people cannot help but muse over alternate realities that might have been and, through the telling, make sense of the actual narratives. And while such musings can veer toward the pathological in the cases of Jack Early,&nbsp;</span><span data-scayt_word="JooYoung" data-scaytid="27">JooYoung</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</span><span data-scayt_word="Choi" data-scaytid="4">Choi</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">, and Lily van&nbsp;</span><span data-scayt_word="der" data-scaytid="9">der</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;</span><span data-scayt_word="Stokker" data-scaytid="10">Stokker</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">, these artists remake aspects of their pasts with glee.&nbsp;</span><em style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">A Better Yesterday</em><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;presents three personal histories and stories that are remade as ambiguously fictional situations.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><span data-scayt_word="JooYoung" data-scaytid="30">JooYoung</span>&nbsp;<span data-scayt_word="Choi" data-scaytid="3">Choi</span></strong><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;will create a complete alternative universe in which every visitor will need to play a part. Adults will remember when the characters on children&rsquo;s television needed their help to be saved&mdash;whether that help involved drawing, dreaming, or singing along.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-tours-available"> <div class="field-label">Tours Available:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-age-restricted-tour"> <div class="field-label">Age Restricted Tour:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://camh.org/exhibitions/a-better-yesterday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:02:04 +0000 1918 at http://camh.org
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