Wonderland’, Lehman College Art Gallery, Permanent collection of The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY (06-09/2017). Curated by Sergio Bessa.

 Teen Tribe: 11 works exhibited.

Teen Tribe: 11 works exhibited.

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The idea of Wonderland conjures the fantastical, dreamy, imagination of the young. Here in the galleries, the potential of youth is highlighted in its myriad manifestations, including a great number of works generously donated to the Bronx Museum from the collection of Joseph Baio. From the vantage point of maturity, the memory of youth can read as a whispered dream in the mist, and many of the works on view here deliberately evoke that dream-like state.The idea of Wonderland conjures the fantastical, dreamy, imagination of the young. Here in the galleries, the potential of youth is highlighted in its myriad manifestations, including a great number of works generously donated to the Bronx Museum from the collection of Joseph Baio. From the vantage point of maturity, the memory of youth can read as a whispered dream in the mist, and many of the works on view here deliberately evoke that dream-like state. …

Fougeron has been photographing her two sons intermittently for many years, and the selection presented here captures the transitional moments of adolescence – the journey from childhood to adulthood, when childish games and fantasy are often awkwardly left behind.