Saved: Objects of the Dead
Saved: Objects of the Dead is collaborative project consisting of photographs by Jody Servon and prose poems by Lorene Delany-Ullman. Click on each image to read the prose.
Saved: Objects of the Dead is an exploration of the human experience of life, death, and memory. The project considers how memories of the dead become rooted in everyday objects, and how objects convey those memories to the living. The project features items people have saved from a deceased friend or family member.
Saved: Objects of the Dead has been featured as a solo exhibition or select works have been in group exhibitions at: Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL; Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY; University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, Solomons, MD; Sumter Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC; William King Museum, Abington, VA;and in North Carolina at 5ive & 40rty Gallery, Winston-Salem; Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem; Orange County Historical Museum, Hillsborough; Cary Arts Center, Cary; Blue Spiral, Asheville; Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, Hendersonville; Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir; Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone; Hanover Art Gallery, Wilmington; Greensboro College, Greensboro and Western Carolina University, Cullowhee.
Saved Objects is also a participatory project. You are invited to contribute your photographs and stories of objects in memoriam and help us build an enriching collective art experience. More info can be found at savedobjects.org.
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Saved installed at Haas Gallery at Bloomsburg University, 2010.