March 11, 2017 - June 11, 2017

ECHOLILIA is an eleven-image curation from a larger body of work, a collaboration between photographer Timothy Archibald and his eldest son, Eli. Taken at their home in El Sobrante, California, these primarily unstaged images intimately narrate a tense but respectful artistic and personal relationship between father and child, when the two are learning to understand the meaning of autism and importance of awareness.

Acquired by the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in 2017, Timothy’s affecting and technically impressive photographic prints visualize a poignant message that is applicable to humanity as a whole: The indispensability of empathy when regarding the human condition allows us to understand that idiosyncrasies exist among us all.

This exhibit is presented along with Sharon and Expressions of Existence, forming a triad of exhibitions exploring the impact of disability on the creation of art.

April 8: 10am, Artist talk with Timothy Archibald and his son, Eli
Join us for an artist talk and tour with the creators of the ECHOLILIA photographs. Sign language interpreter will be present. Free with museum admission.

These exhibitions have been made possible by the AWS Foundation.