(American, b. 1953)
Gelatin silver print
Image: 121.9 x 149.9 cm (48 x 59 in.); Framed: 122.7 x 151.1 x 5.1 cm (48 5/16 x 59 1/2 x 2 in.)
Dorothea Wright Hamilton Fund 2018.296
Edition: edition of 6 + 2 artist's proofs
This series was shot in Northeast Ohio at real sites used by the Underground Railroad and in landscapes typical of the region.
Bey describes this series as “a visual reimagining of the movement of fugitive slaves through the Cleveland and Hudson, Ohio landscape as they approached Lake Erie and the final passage to freedom in Canada…These photographs seek to approximate the spatial and sensory experience of those moving furtively through the darkness, and the landscapes they encountered.”
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