Blog: MCA DNA

The Last Frame: Turkey Trots, Portraits, and Forums

By Lauren Reese

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There's almost no correlation between the theme of the film roll and the photographed subjects in frames 16, 17, and 18 of our Last Frame series. But with a little imagination, each image hints at the environment of the documented event. And as a bonus, frame 17 features one of our favorite subjects: felines!

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A black-and-white 35 mm film frame features a cat lying on the floor with its hind leg stretched over its head.
FRAME 17: On roll documenting Men’s Council Turkey Trot Race, Nov 22, 1989 Photo © MCA Chicago

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This black-and-white 35 mm film frame depicts nine purses of varying shapes and sizes on a stone floor next to a glass window.
FRAME 18A: On roll documenting Collector’s Forum with Nan Goldin, Apr 17, 1996 Photo Joe Ziolkowski © MCA Chicago