Collection Spotlight: Ebola Times, Emmanuel Bakara Daou

Speaking in 2014, Emmanuel Bakary Daou shared his concept of photography as “…a means of communication, a way of conveying messages, and, above all, a tangible witness to a moment in time.”[i] Daou studied painting before turning to photography, and his work frequently explores the intersection between photography’s documentary and expressive potential. His series Le […]

The Block Installation “Crew” in Quarantine – A Digital Project

When the Spring 2020 exhibitions could not go forward as planned due to COVID-19 closure, The Block Museum and its scheduled installation team found innovative new ways to make meaning together. No exhibition installation period ever feels like standard procedure even in routine times.  There are unique problems to solve and troubleshoot; plans that go […]