From The Ohio Channel Sky High is an all-encompassing visual expedition of Earth’s vast upper atmosphere, currently on view through October 19, 2014 at the Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery. From the stunning displays of stars and planets to clouds and tornadoes, this exhibit encourages visitors to “look up.” Curator Kay Koeninger discusses the concept of [...]
Many claim funk music has its roots in Dayton, and local artists paid homage to it in this year’s annual “Visual Voices” exhibit at the city’s Victoria Theatre, where artists were challenged to create visual art that captures the essence and flavor of the Dayton funk sound.
In the 19th century, when photography was still in its infancy, images had to be exposed for long durations before being captured on film. The long exposure time gave way to curious Victoria-era photography conventions as subjects tried to remain perfectly still to avoid a blurry photograph.