Podcast Episode 11

Paradox and Choice: Visual Artist Jen Dalton

Jen in her Williamsburg studio. Photo credit: Emily Colucci

Visual artist Jennifer Dalton hosted TPR at her Brooklyn studio recently, where she makes thought-provoking work about her (and our) surroundings. Gentrification, the art market, the askew representations of artists in The New Yorker Magazine: Jen notices it all. As she says herself, "It comes from a place of, 'Is it just me, or...?'" See more of Jen's work at www.jenniferdalton.com

Monuments of toxicity: Getting to Know the Neighbors (2004), the first iteration of a local project that spans more than ten years, noting toxic sites in Williamsburg . Handmade accordion book of 396 hand-labeled photographs, on wood stand; dimensions variable

 Monuments of Real Estate:  Skin the Game  (2014) is the follow-up to  Getting to Know the Neighbors , showing the same sites ten years later, many rebuilt as new apartments.

Monuments of Real Estate: Skin the Game (2014) is the follow-up to Getting to Know the Neighbors, showing the same sites ten years later, many rebuilt as new apartments.