The Wonder Room
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"Wunderkammer, or Wonder Rooms were early private cabinets of curiosities, which contained collections of objects, minerals, and taxidermy animals of the natural world which science had yet to categorize. For the exhibition ‘The Wonder Room’ Lia Halloran has created over 30 new works for the SACI gallery based on specimens in the oldest science museum in Europe, La Specola....The result is an image strange in nature because it is not entirely drawing, nor entirely a photograph either. Halloran’s work often uses concepts in science as a bounding point, exploring how perception, time, and scale informs the human desire to understand the world and our emotional and psychological place within it."
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Halloran, Lia, "The Wonder Room" (2014). Art Faculty Creative Works – Exhibitions. 17.