Exploring the concept of memory

Jacqueline Grassi explores the concept of memory in a series of artworks. Using the transient element of flowers as a symbol for memory, Jacqueline portrays how the longer a person holds onto one’s memories, the further one grows from the root of truth. Blooming, while also fading, into embellished images of the past.

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Nostalgia in Modernity

Something Professor Olsen said in lecture recently, about nostalgia being present in every time period, reminded me of the Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris, starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and Marion Cotillard. The film is about an aspiring writer who, while writing about a nostalgia shop, is transported back to Paris in the 1920′s…

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