Phenomena of False Memories
Phenomena of False memories, 2015-2016
project long listed for ING x UNSEEN Talent Award 2016
“The photograph seems to offer the possibility of creating a permanent memory- image; but it is this same durability that destines the photographic image to eclipse the original memory. The photograph, unlike the actual memory-image of a past event, can imprint itself on our memories again and again, without any diminution of its vividness. Thus we turn to our collections of photographs in order to re-live the memory of an event, but every time we do so, we further the process whereby these photographic images themselves come to be implanted in memory [...]"
(Catherine Keenan. “On the Relationship Between Personal Photographs and Individual Memory.”)
YOUR FUTURE SELF IS WATCHING YOU RIGHT NOW THROUGH MEMORIES
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