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In 2008, the Rat Hole gallery held American artist Roni Horn’s first solo exhibition, titled “This is me, This is You.” Horn placed a series of 48 photographs of her niece on one wall and on the opposite wall, she hung another 48 photographs that mirrored the first set but were taken a few seconds later. At first glance, the two groups of photos look the same, but on closer inspection, the viewers begin to notice differences.

This use of paired photographs to invite viewers to participate in an art piece has been a theme of Horn’s work. For her second exhibition, however, she has chosen to show works that pair the physical act of seeing with the cognitive act of thinking.

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