Becca Albee's solo exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Center was comprised of photographs, video, and take-away ephemera. The subject of the work itself was the artwork of another artist, the late Robert Blanchon, who died of AIDS in 1999 at the age of thirty-three. Blanchon was Albee's graduate mentor and professor in the late 1990s. The work in the List show was created in 2019 after Albee conducted research in Blanchon's archives, which are housed in the Fales Library at New York University.

Works in the show were all titled after verbatim passages from Blanchon's writings that Albee selected from his archives. A three-channel digital video installation, … my work as a premature memorial to myself, others, and perhaps our world. Now that's an ending. (2019) included small video monitors on the floor that emitted dark ultraviolet footage. The imagery on all of the screens, of horseshoe...

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