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MENDED MEMORIES

The Mended Memories series is an extension of the Friends and Lovers series and explores the act of actively remembering poignant moments from a personal past. The mixed-media photography pieces serve as personal memories, cherished and transformed through the process of physical touch and repeated remembering. Like the Friends and Lovers series, the pieces feature women in ambiguous same-sex relationships. Historically, these relationships have been purposely overlooked and erased. Layers of touch imbue the photos with layers of personal meaning: The original photographs act as a document, bodies imprinted on paper through light. Ink revives the image, bringing it back to life. Hand-embroidery serves to rework, process, or embellish the original memory.