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DAMNED is a poetic homage to beavers and their home-building capacities, explored through the materiality of photography and its various technological manifestations. New York-based artist, data synthesizer, photographer, and museum conservation photographer L. M. Ramsey's tendency toward, and proficiency with, photographic technologies is here transformed into a poem. Eschewing words, the artist uses the medium of photography to ask: what can we glean from the North American Beaver (Castor canadensis) and the restorative ways in which they build their homes? What does technology offer us in terms of trying to replicate and honour nature?

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Curated by Heather Canlas Rigg

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