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In "Overnight" exhibit, artist spotlights darkness

Jun 8, 2016

To many of us, darkness and light are just something you affect by flicking a light switch or snuffing a candle.

But for University of Michigan architecture assistant Catie Newell, light is a condition and a "material."

Her fascination with light is matched only by her interest in darkness.

That will be evident in her upcoming exhibition, "Overnight."

It opens June 11 and runs until November 6 at the Irving Stenn, Jr. Family Gallery in the U of M Museum of Art.

Here is "Second Story," which was an installation at the Extension  Gallery. 

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Catie Newell is Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan and the founding principal of the art and architecture practice *Alibi Studio.