ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR) - The art exhibit "LOst And Found: The Search For Harry And Edna" is opening Friday at the Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles. Jeff Phillips is the the curator and creator of this unique social media experiment and photography exhibition.
The exhibit tells the story of a social media search party attempting to discover the identities of this anonymous couple who traveled the world more than 50 years ago. Jeff Phillips found over 1,000 photos of an unknown man and woman at a consignment shop two years ago. This left him wondering who were these people and why were the photos abandoned.
Phillips says exhibition presents the beauty, humor, and mystery of found photographs and explores the intersection of photography, social media, and our places in history.
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