Daily Bytes

Daily posts on happenings in Utah’s visual arts community.

Daily Bytes

Unnaturalized Generations: Robert Terashima Explores Japanese-American Identity in a New Chapbook

In 1966, Salt Lake City’s “Japan Town” was demolished to build the Salt Palace Convention Center, taking with it a deep cultural memory of institutionalized prejudice. Although many Japanese immigrants came to America between 1884 and 1907, Asian immigrants were prevented from becoming naturalized citizens until 1952. A […]

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Jeff Juhlin’s Sleight of Mind

Also known as prestidigitation or legerdemain, sleight of hand refers to the manual dexterity used by conjurors and magicians to manipulate commonplace physical objects so that they appear to materialize and dematerialize right before our eyes, making the impossible and remarkable appear normal and ordinary. The painter Jeff Juhlin does something analogous in […]