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This inventive exhibition explores how the camera can function as a device for measuring the world, mediating relations between individuals and their surrounding environments.

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WELLESLEY, Mass. – The Davis Museum presents Measuring the World: Photography, Geography and Description, an exhibition exploring how the camera can function as a device for measuring the world, mediating relations between individuals and their surrounding environments. Drawn from the Museum’s extensive collection of historic to contemporary photography, the exhibition invites viewers to consider …

WELLESLEY, Mass. – The Davis Museum presents Measuring the World: Photography, Geography and Description, an exhibition exploring how the camera can function as a device for measuring the world, mediating relations between individuals and their surrounding environments. Drawn from the Museum’s extensive collection of historic to contemporary photography, the exhibition invites viewers to consider ideas about land and colonial expansion, mapping, the World Atlas, the question of scale, travel, tourism, and globalization. Measuring the World will be on view from September 16 through December …

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106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA, US
Monday, Closed
Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm