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© Jason Reblando, Family Portraits,
Lathrop Homes
series






© Jason Reblando, Lathrop Lawn,
Lathrop Homes
series






© Jason Reblando, Davina,
Lathrop Homes
series, 2008


Jason Reblando
Born: 1973, Flushing, NY
Resides: Chicago, IL


Heritage:
Filipino–American

Selected Exhibitions:
Photographic Resource Center at Boston University, Boston, MA, 2011
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2011
President's Gallery, Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL 2011
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA 2010
Singapore International Photography Festival, 2010
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2010
National Public Housing Museum, Chicago, IL 2009
Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, Ga 2008


Education:
MFA, 2010, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
BA, 1995, Boston College, Boston, MA


Awards:
Philadelphia Museum of Art Photography Portfolio Competition Winner, 2010
Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Award in Photography, 2005

Publications:
Nueva Luz photographic journal, Volume 15#3 (En Foco: Bronx, 2011)
Camera Austria 111, 2010

Artist’s Statement:
"This project is an examination of race, space, and nature amidst the unending and uneven development of urban environments. Through these photographs, I explore the complexities between the utopian aspirations of urban planners and the social realities of public housing. These photographs are from the Julia C. Lathrop Homes, a public housing complex on the North Side of Chicago built as a result of the New Deal and designed in the spirit of the English "Garden City" movement. My images reconsider the residents, landscapes, and notion of public housing that has otherwise been marginalized."

Website:

www.jasonreblando.net


 

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