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Linda K Alpern

American, b. 1951

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Linda K Alpern

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American, b. 1951

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Documentary photographer Linda Alpern has spent decades photographing subjects in and around New York City and at her home in Bridgehampton, among them poignant portraits of her family and elderly hospital patients. Alpern worked as a registered nurse in the early ’70s, and is currently revisiting her past in an ongoing project documenting life on-duty. The photographs will be accompanied by words from nurses interviewed by Alpern, concerning their personal philosophies and thoughts on modern medicine. Alpern positions her work in a long line of documentary portraitists that evoke ideas of time and memory.

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Documentary photographer Linda Alpern has spent decades photographing subjects in and around New York City and at her home in Bridgehampton, among them poignant portraits of her family and elderly hospital patients. Alpern worked as a registered nurse in the early ’70s, and is currently revisiting her past in an ongoing project documenting life on-duty. The photographs will be accompanied by words from nurses interviewed by Alpern, concerning their personal philosophies and thoughts on modern medicine. Alpern positions her work in a long line of documentary portraitists that evoke ideas of time and memory.

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