“No, this isn’t me”: on hidden memories

 

Hubo un lugar [reconstructed] 2012

« 3.

No, this isn’t me, someone else suffers,

I couldn’t stand it. All that’s happened

They should wrap up in black covers,

The streetlights should be taken away…

Night. »

1939. Requiem, Anna Akhmatova.[1]

Reconstructing Historical Memory[S]: click HERE to access the project’s page

Hubo un lugar, 40 x 80 cm & reconstructed X-ray (2012)


[1] A. Akhmatova, Requiem. English translation by Lyn Coffin. New York/ London, W.W. Norton & Company, 1983, p. 84.

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