"Lapse," 2014, from the portfolio "Drawn from the McClung Museum," lithograph and screenprint by Emmy Lingscheit. Edition: 1/30.
Designed in response to McClung Museum object: (archaeology collection) photograph of superimposed, wall-trenched houses from the Mississippian period (AD 1000-1400). Photo taken in 1939.
Artist statement: What caught my attention in this photograph was the sense of layered time in the repeated pattern of wall-trench foundations superimposed over one another, and the ghost structures that these archeological remains imply. They advance through centuries as they spread across the ground plane. Their makers are long gone. The human figures in the photo, now lon