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Jeffrey A. Wolin

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Jeffrey A. Wolin is Ruth N. Halls Professor of Photography at Indiana University. Wolin's photographs have been shown at many museums in the US and abroad including solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago and ICP in New York.

His photographs are in the permanent collections of numerous museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Houston Museum of Fine Arts; Art Institute of Chicago; Whitney Museum of American Art and Museum of Modern Art.

Wolin is the recipient of two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is represented by Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago.

Jeffrey Wolin – Artwork Statement

"Home" is a short video piece that explores the rootlessness of contemporary American society. It begins with a view of the earth deep in space, spinning on its axis, representing the passage of time. It zooms in on a town just outside New York City where I grew up before moving away to attend college—I never returned to my hometown. The camera zooms in and out of the places I lived that I have called home, with my voice over reflecting upon issues of attachment to a place and what it means to really be "at home" with oneself. "Home" is a collaboration with my son, videographer, Ben Wolin.

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