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Bradly Dever Treadaway

Artist Statement Submitted 2017

Bradly Dever Treadaway is an artist and teacher utilizing lens-based image making, sculpture, installation and performance to comment on the breakdown of intergenerational communication. His work revolves around fleeting family histories based in New Orleans and the Gulf south visualized through archival interventions and elevated domestic rituals while questioning material significance within the photographic medium. Treadaway creates memorials, monuments and mnemonic devices to fading family histories using with personal and public archives, recontextualizing the archive to serve as form, medium, subject matter and concept.

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