dead ends and disappointments
I keep returning home. It's almost like traveling back in time. Other lives are being lived out, while I'm not there. I'm back in a place that I've never been before. I roam the space and time. And then I leave again... I leave to go back home. This autobiographical work, compiled of images from the family album and photographs made during multiple visits to the family home, uses personal narratives to speak about broader social issues. Through collages and a series of notebooks, this ongoing body of work explores the themes of family, identity and memory. The notebooks, reminiscent of minimalist scrapbooks, create a psychological landscape of multiple experiences of separation, breakdown of family bonds, displacement and death...
Mike Bors • Niamh Crowley • Leeza Kane • Vincent OCallaghan • Pauline Rowan • Aoife Shanahan • Edward TM Smyth •