Monday, July 10, 2017

Appropriating the memory: A case of mistaken identity 4/10

B.P. Grimaud
Junger (aka Ghouzat min al fada2)
Kassatly Chtoura
By inserting the initials my own name (Tarek) in childhood souvenirs, or brands associated with memory and childhood, the question becomes: Are the memories we have belong to us? Is sharing a memory a way of diluting it or multiplying it? And is a memory directed to the act itself or to the remembrance of it?