Date: December 12-January 31, 2013
A collaboration between photographer Dean West and New York sculptor Nathan Sawaya. The seven tableaus have been constructed using mondern photography techniques, combined with with specially sculpted LEGO® objects placed within the scenes. The combination builds on the accentuates the images’ aesthetic and compels the viewer to deconstruct each tableau, therby exposing elements of construction of cultural identity itself. The tableau compositions are based on ideas about nature, society, culture and more specifically, identity.