The cultural theorist Marianne Hirsch explains post-memory as that which, “…describes the relationship of the second generation to powerful, often traumatic experiences that preceded their births but that were nevertheless transmitted to them so deeply as to seem to constitute memories in their own right.” The images in Day for Night, are both performed and collected. They represent a fabricated archive of war, comprised of photographs that I have made, and others found and gathered from collections and archives. The project is an, “Archive of Post-Memory,” which deals with the affects of disjointed and fragmentary recollections, both real and imagined. They are symbols of war performed.
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