Memories are documents that retain collective visions, myths and beliefs about my homeland and my role as a woman. These memories and relationships within my family are the inspiration and motivation for an open-ended narrative of life. They remain as an inseparable and essential part of my life; this is true even though the new cultural understanding sometimes contradicts the old.
To me, making art is a way of exploring the balance between my past and present selves. This process of physically “making” objects recovers the emotional and psychological aspects of my past. This is the essence of my content. The works explore how malleable our identities are, and how individual perception of reality can influence what is accepted as truth."
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