From the series LINA
This project was born from the discovery of a series of audio recordings of Lina, a woman born in 1915 in a rural area of Romagna. Sent to work as a maid at the age of eleven with a noble Roman-Catanese family, she lived with them until her seventeenth birthday, following them in their residences in Rome, Monte Porzio, Catania, Randazzo and Milan.
What did the eyes of a child see, raised in a rural world at the beginning of the twentieth century and transported to a radically different environment? What is the meaning of the concepts of time, space and community when faced with different cultural sensibilities?
Through a series of images, which take shape from the xylographic media, I am investigating the perception of the contemporary, reread through the bleary lens of a memory that belongs to me only as indirect knowledge. These works are intended to be investigations of a narrated world.
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