COMMON GROUND DIALOGUES
Cyprus 19.7.21 – 25.7.21
“Our task is to make trouble, to stir up potent response to devastating events, as well as to settle troubled waters and rebuild quiet places.”
Donna J. Haraway, Staying with the Trouble
‘αθυμούμαι’ (I remember – grandad)
‘street view’ (how not to get lost – driving)
‘Τι σου έμεινε;’ or ‘Τι μου εμεινε;’ (beyond facts and historical info, what’s left with me after an event – personal event or something that I might have experienced with others – and then when more years pass there is something left but I don’t remember (or know) where from.)
The memories from the smell of cooking / the taste of the particular food from my family. I feel like they are with me when I have that smell around me, even if they are far away from me.
Every painting that I have painted, the sceneries of the objects, I would deeply remember every specific time, place , colours when I see the images.
Some chinese or English songs when I hear the meaning of the lyrics with music evoke the my deep memories, sometimes it works even without the lyrics but only the rhythm.
Traces written on/in the body. (Personal memory, inherited, genetic memories.)
Diaphanous oral tradition. ‘crick crack’.
Chosen, useful, meaningful artefacts of the past.
Phylactery of memory.
Seeming of the past.
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