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Event Archive - My Mother’s House: Clare Thomas

Sat. March 3rd 2018 - Sun. March 18th 2018 Xchanges Gallery (All Ages)
Opening: Friday 2nd March 2018
Houses and identities are often intertwined. A house is refuge from the world while it reflects the soundness of our self. But what if the house is in disarray and nothing makes sense anymore? In response to her mothers’ memory loss, the artist uses figurative drawings and paintings to create the imaginary house that holds her mothers’ memories. A house in which, in the apparent disarray and confusion, new connections and stories are made.


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Clare Thomas (Contemporary visual artist)

other sites: | clarethomasartist
Much of my work currently focuses on the impact of memory loss on the family, an issue that more and more people are experiencing. I came to this work as a response to my Mother’s Alzheimer’s. My process is about creating and re-creating “memories” using personal family photographs as source material. I use a variety of methodologies, incl... more info
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