Jennifer Sakai
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Jennifer Sakai (Baltimore, Maryland) is a fine art photographer, museum curator and professor who resides in Washington D.C. Her practice focuses on topics relating to the landscape, surface, and the emotional connection to memory, space, and history. She is a multi year recipient of a DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Grant for her photographic artistic practice.

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«The practice explores the intersection of people with nature and how our view over a period of time evolves. Memory is a powerful sense and has within it components of nostalgia and authenticity and involves the process of both remembering and forgetting.
Landscape; a territory, surface or place change through the years with transitions that occur at a pace that is both slow and quick. The years glide by in these sacred spaces and it’s only through noticing, observing and notating that the minutia of evolution and change begins to appear.»