Ask Emma Willemse. She has an inkling of what it is to be displaced, and what it means to remember.
How to Remember a Home (traces)
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.