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Memories

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  • Memories
    Memories, they are not permanent nor are tehy accurate. 
    They are re-created in the light of the present.
  • In his book ‘Camera Lucida’, Roland Barthes positions photography squarely in opposition to memory. He writes that; “not only is the photograph never, in essence, a memory... but it actually blocks memory, quickly becomes a counter-memory”

    I revisited the island of Inis Mor, the largest of the Aron Islands of the coast of Co. Galway, Ireland. During this time I revisited and documented the landscape but described the memory of the scene at a latter date, described the scene from the photograph- thus altering the memory and remembering the photograph, and remembering it in the present.