Artist Christina Freeman ’05 Returns to the Site of Her Early Inspiration

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Creative inspiration is often described as a spark, but Christina Freeman ’05 recalls one of her most inspiring moments as an artist happening in the dark. “I remember working in the darkroom and feeling like everything I was interested in, everything I cared about, could be explored through photography,” she says, recalling the epiphany that came during her sophomore year at Haverford. “I was interested in so many subjects; photography was the first thing I discovered where I didn’t feel like I was narrowing down by committing to it.”

Since that illuminating moment, Freeman, 33, has been an interdisciplinary artist, using various visual media and performance to explore ideas of community, collaboration, and conversation.

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