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    Roger Boulay | Debased: Defunct and Repurposed US Military Sites
  • Presented By: Rochester Art Center
  • Dates: November 8, 2019 - December 31, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Location: Rochester Art Center
  • Address: 40 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Phone: (507) 282-8629
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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From the Artist: I made this group of photographs at former US military sites. My interest in these places stems from questions about how place can have a memory. The notion of a palimpsest –the site of a text effaced and then written over again while traces of the previous text still remain– is central to my work. In searching for this metaphor in locations in Minnesota and other states, I have found that there are many more former military sites than we might realize. The military’s history and presence is woven into our cultural fabric in so many strands that are only partially visible.