Skotið 19.08.2023 to 22.10.2023

Julia Hechtman │Not Once

Not Once is the title of an exhibit by Julia Hechtman on display in Skotið at Reykjavík Museum of Photography, 19 August - 22 October 2023.

Vestmannaeyjar - Julia Hechtman
Julia Hechtman │Not Once

While a Fulbright Scholar in Iceland, in 2019, Hechtman began to work on Not Once, a series of short video portraits. 

She started the project by recording personal stories of local Icelanders about specific locations and a sense of place. She then visited the locations and recorded video footage on-site. When the audio and video are coupled together, a new sense of intimate narrative is created, transforming one experience into another and ultimately creating a third: the viewer’s experience.  

Julia Hechtman is a visual artist who makes works focusing on the balance of absence and presence, life and death, and real-time and memoried experience in her multi-faceted studio practice. The natural world features prominently in her works, which has allowed her to travel extensively and contemplate the familiar in new ways.  

Julia graduated with a BFA from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York and a MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. She is currently Associate Chair of Northeastern University’s Art + Design Department. 

Julia Hechtman
Julia Hechtman



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