75 Reasons to Live: Stephanie Hanor on Bruce Conner’s SOUND OF ONE HAND ANGEL

Stephanie Hanor, director and curator of the Mills College Art Museum in Oakland, on SOUND OF ONE HAND ANGEL (1974) by Bruce Conner. She discusses Conner's use of a light projector and his own body to create images on photosensitive paper, and the ghostly effects of the resulting prints.Remember the end of Manhattan, when Woody Allen asks himself what makes life worth living? In January 2010, during SFMOMA's three-day 75th anniversary celebration, 75 people from the Bay Area creative community gave extremely short talks — 7.5 minutes or less! — on a single collection work of their choosing. Someone called it “manic splendor“ — and it was. You can view all of the talks on The Anniversary Show exhibition page. Or look for them here, on Open Space.

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