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Exhibit: The Solastalgic Archive

by Ray Zill on 2024-04-07T12:33:00-07:00 | 0 Comments

The Solastalgic Archive

On display from April 1, 2024 - June 14, 2024

Solastalgia is a premonition of longing for the present moment from the perspective of an anticipated future. It is the feeling of homesickness before leaving home. What are we experiencing now that we will miss in the future? That is the sensation of solastalgia.

The Solastalgic Archive holds ephemera of memory, creation, forgetting, destruction, preciousness and transience. Contributions have been sourced from a vast array of people, each asked to consider what connects them to time. Unlike other museum collections, the Solastalgic Archive holds deeply personal items, as well as things that change or disappear over time.

By allowing emotions and ephemerality to displace institutional indifference and contrived permanence, this space enlivens the passage of time. The archive will evolve over the course of its exhibition and will continue to grow.


Hear from the artist by attending the April 24th Artist Lecture Series online:

To learn more about this evolving exhibit, visit Nina Elder's website at:

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