Bristoler Chronik

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Inspired by Proust’s idea that true recollection can only occur after a period of forgetting, I returned, after 20 years, to my former Bristol home, and walked from there to my current home. I use the walk as a foundation for a rumination on class, identity, collective and personal memory, subjective consciousness, and the very nature of memory itself. The work is about all these things, but more than anything it is about the nature of walking and the unique mental state entered into when moving on foot.

Near Bristol, UK

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