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Megan Hildebrandt: Counting Radiation

Event Type: Exhibition
Presented By: USF Institute for Research in Art
Megan Hildebrandt: Counting Radiation showcases 19 large-scale, ink and graphite on paper drawings by Hildebrandt that explore her experience battling cancer. Using tally marks, Hildebrandt 
creates a visual meditation on the meaning of time for cancer patients as they endure the seemingly endless waiting required by chemotherapy, CT scans and remission, and adapt to a life redefined by 
numbers (weight loss or gain, blood pressure, treatment hours, radiation exposure).

"I use tally marks to evoke time and memory as landscape," Hildebrandt says. "To repeat a tally mark is to move a step further toward taming my history and future. I am tallying my past and future, 
drawing a desert that shifts perspectives, a landscape that rolls, tumbles, and caves in."

Date: 6/23/2013
Event Information: For additional event information, please visit: . Moffitt Cancer Centerís Vincent A. Stabile Research Building Atrium 12902 Magnolia Drive (at Holly Drive) University of South Florida, Tampa
Purchase Tickets: A Free Event.
Location: See Event Info.
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 9:00 PM
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