memory of textile

memory of textile

We share a common memory when we think about certain places and pictures develop in our minds. We all think in different ways but certain features stay in our brain. The pictures of the ancient world – columns, ruins, temples and white marble arise before your inner eye. Nevertheless these pictures are nothing more than vague memories and fragments of thoughts, from which we build a new unreal place. The digital print is manifesting these thoughts on a medium. It brings faded pictures on a silk fabric that is see-through and moving and confronts the projections with each other and blends them into a new image through light.
The artworks challenges what we think about our perception and the memories that we see as a reality but which needs to be questioned again and again over time. What is a personal memory? Which memory is already set on the fabric of my retina? Which memories are fading and are being torn up and are overwritten by new ones? The blending of memories and the deception of our brain inspired me to create a light cube that combines old, similar seeming slide pictures which are creating a new blurred image of a place through layering. Through the context of the slides, individual squares have been used to form mosaic-like objects, which don’t quite seem like they belong together and which lead to the creation of a fragmented fabric.