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Observing Place

Observing Place features the multimedia work of Anne Spooner and Kruz Karstedt. From formative life events to the inner workings of strange worlds, this show illustrates the various ways to explore life, death, and humanity. Each work offers insight into the human’s presence in place and time, often through emotions and relationships. It is a way to process these experiences: never forgetting while keeping a connection present.


Anne Spooner is a Minnesota artist who has exhibited both locally and nationally. In 2020, she was a participant in the Hallberg Museum’s Exhibit, “Cancer Never Had Me”, curated by Gregory Jecman, and will be participating in “The Magnificent Dream: St. Catherine University Juried Alumni Exhibition”, in 2021. She specializes in acrylics in combination with other media such as permanent marker, graphite and paper. Her artistic practice is a response to critical far-reaching life experiences, highlighting her role in place and time as well as the experiences of love and loss.

Kruz Karstedt is a Minneapolis based Filmmaker and Printmaker. Growing up in the woods of rural Wisconsin gave Karstedt an outside observer's perspective on the world, a frame of reference he presents by placing himself in his work, revealing intimate experiences of this strange world in both moving and still formats.

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