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  • The Family Danced exhibited at the Florence Trust as part of year long residency

    The Family Danced gicle√® prints Each Edition of 25 2010 Lopatkin created her work from family slides which she projects onto alternate backgrounds and re-photographs; memories are Lopatkin creates her work from family slides which she projects onto alternate backgrounds and re-photographs; memories are played with and created through the overlay of different scenes. But if in photographs we visit the past then Lopatkin does not allow our visit to be so straightforward. The inviting settings at times feel more real than the figures putting real emphasis on the lost memories of these vast parks and welcoming homes. The figures pass through these settings succeeding to unearth some of the hidden memories they conceal by interacting with the interiors and exteriors of the present, playing out the role of time travellers and becoming part of an atmosphere unfamiliar to them.