Someone once called Tommy Kha an interloper. “I had this immediate negative reaction to it at first,” he recounts, scrunching his face, suddenly lost in the train of thought. “But I think they were right all along.”
Tommy Kha Is Searching for Himself Through Elvis, His Mother, and the Embrace of Others
The performance-based photographic artist is not interested in capturing memories. His practice, instead, is about what he calls time travel; opportunities to understand and placate the disparate connections he’s longed to resolve. He’s not sure he ever will, but in “Ghost Bites,” the artist’s new show at Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York, he still is trying.