'A shadow history'

 From Eileen Claveloux's series "Diasporan Portraits,'' Oct. 12-Nov. 9, at the Hampden Gallery, at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

From Eileen Claveloux's series "Diasporan Portraits,'' Oct. 12-Nov. 9, at the Hampden Gallery, at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

In the series, each of her subjects is descended from a family with one or more ancestors among the 1.5 million who died in the Armenian Genocide under Turkish rule during World War I. "The Armenian Genocide has become a kind of shadow history, denied and mostly forgotten,'' says the gallery.