HOW TO REMEMBER A HOME

Ask Emma Willemse. She has an inkling of what it is to be displaced, and what it means to remember.

Emma Willemse How To Remember a Home

Emma Willemse

How to Remember a Home (traces)

2013

Wall installation. Wooden floor blocks salvaged from a house that I used to live in

2.7m X 1.3m

Wait what? Art.co.za did ask her. Read about it all here.

Emma is South Africa’s most conceptual artist and she manages to produce visually beautiful works too.

I really wish I could have seen the exhibition for realz, but geography got in the way. And finances. Geography is easily overcome with a plane ticket but that costs moolah which I don’t have because I bought a tube of Yellow Ochre Pale oil paint.

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