Getaway Elizabeth Withstandley


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Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 28
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“Getaway” is an additional component to the 10 channel video installation by Elizabeth Withstandley at Antenna Gallery. The book serves as an archive from the past and a look towards the future by looking at the tragic history of ValueJet flight 592 and exploring contemporary mythologies questioning ones place in the universe.   The project explores that many definitions and meanings of the word getaway. It includes a narrative story by the Northern Irish writer Brian Wilson. The narrative was generated from a web based project called “They Walk Amongst Us”. The writer was given no information other than what was available on the website  ( to generate the narrative. The content was slowly released over a 10 day period, allowing the information to be gradually absorbed and resulting in another interpretation of getaway.

Elizabeth Withstandley is a conceptual video installation artist. Her work focuses on identity, individuality and ones place in the universe. Her studio practice involves research and testing that is used when creating her installations. She is from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. She received a BFA in photography from Pratt Institute and an MFA in photography from The University of Alabama. She is one of the co-founders of Locust Projects, a not-for-profit art exhibition space, in Miami, FL and Prospect Art a not-for-profit in Los Angeles, CA.

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Weight 0.25 lbs
Dimensions 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.125 in