Extra! Her family had a chance to see themselves on the wall when Lacuna was at the Haggerty — Sonja describes how they reacted: I hope she got photographs of her family interacting with the installation and each other, as that might add another fascinating layer to the work.
Sonja fills in the back story on the pan of freshly-picked raspberries above: I actually took a copy of that photograph for my office. Such a beautiful and doleful story.
Sonja describes a cluster of photographs (find the photographs on her website) and how they exemplify some of the major themes of Lacuna:
Want to see more of Sonja's art? You can start by checking out her blog or her website. Then, you can check out her new work Re: Current at the Dean Jensen Gallery starting on April 16th. Finally, if you'd like to see Lacuna in person this Spring, you can take a road trips to the Indianapolis Arts Center, 58 Gallery in Jersey City, or the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Whew… busy lady!