Each of us has an inner map that enables us to embark on a great journey:
To perceive the places and the world that one visits and that one experiences through the feelings.
So is it possible to love or hate a place the same way you love or hate someone?
Some places leave traces in us because of the feelings we feel. We remember them or we forget them. We meet them again in dreams, or surprisingly they appear again in our memories.
Places correspond to an omnipresent, but never neutral background that influences our entire being. They creep into our thoughts and shape our identity.
Who we have become depends on the place we come from, where we spend time, and the experiences we have there.
The house in which we grew up as small children, the yard and the street in which we played in the evening, or the beach where we spent the holidays are places that share emotions, memories, feelings, closeness or rejection , Nostalgia or regret that can profoundly affect our personalities, the way we live, and the way we feel.
In this series I create a map and geography of emotions that identify and interpret emotional connections with the places one is attached to or with which one was connected.
The self and its emotions are therefore placed in the center, i.e. the emotional feeling that arises from the relationship with the place, so that the places can be judged from a subjective point of view.
How can you tell and confront these places? What do you project onto these places? What feelings do they trigger again? What meaning do we give them?
We stand in front of a topography of thoughts in which we photograph ourselves and interpret ourselves in the world around us.
The places are merged with the thoughts and memories of the person behind them, and at the same time it is made possible to manifest a connection between the visible and invisible landscape: the inner life is depicted and what is visible is given meaning.
I am now beginning a journey of seeing and understanding.
What cannot be seen with the naked eye
I bring to light
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