Exhibition: Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

  • Date: March 18, 2020 - April 24, 2020
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Location: Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland

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Megan and Murray McMillan make large scale projects that result in short videos, installations and photographic series. Constructing complex, architectural sets that become stages for video and photography, the McMillans create works that offer a window into seemingly impossible situations. Their intention is to find a connective thread between the temporality of video and the observational distance of photographs to imaginatively situate the viewer inside metaphorical, visceral, fabricated environments such as the coal bin of a decommissioned power plant or on a small boat circling an island in the Gulf of Finland. Employing a varied lexicon of elements throughout their work – vessels of transport, theatrical stages, bridges, passageways, rooms – the McMillans create magical, transportive journeys. 


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Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art

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Portland  ME  04101