September 9, 2011
“Human beings have persistently searched for the ideal environment… seeking for a point of equilibrium that is not of this world.” - Yi-Fu Tuan
This exhibition proposes explorations on the theme of Topophilia, a term coined by geographer Yi-Fu Tuan, defined as the “emotional connections between physical environment and human beings.”
Topophilia showcases work by both national and international artists, including Ajit Chauhan (San Francisco), Richard Mosse (New York), Soo Shin (Chicago), Philip Topolovac (Berlin) and Yumiko Ono (Tokyo/Prague). The exhibition is made possible, in part by the University of Michigan International Institute Fund for Exhibitions and the University of Michigan School of Art & Design. Curated by Kayla Romberger and Alisha Wessler.
September 9 - October 7, 2011
Opening reception September 9, 6-9 pm.