Immigrants all! – Elin Spring on „Legacy. Migration. Memory“ at Griffin Museum of Photography

 

Elin Spring auf on her Blog What will you remember?  (Febr. 1, 2017):

In her series The Sea Remembers, Berlin artist Rosemarie Zens mines the story of her mother’s escape from war in March 1945 while carrying her nursing infant (the artist) in a saga her mother only unburdened many decades later as the Berlin Wall fell. Using antique family photographs as a touchstone, Zens returns to a birthplace she never knew, drawing upon “the existential properties of landscapes” to weave reality and fantasy into oblique and poetic images that transmit the sensation of waking from a dream. Zens’ large color landscapes of her Polish birthplace are highly metaphoric, often capturing a frosty and inhospitable winter that weeps “exile”…  → continue to read (external link)

2017-02-01
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