Layers of Memory

Layers of Memory

Artist: Christine Chester

Title: Layers of Memory

Attribution: Layers of Memory, 2012, Christine Chester, Photograph by Leslie Morgan

Year: 2012

Materials: Polyester organza, silk, paper, thread

Dimensions: 99cm x 102cm

Image Statement: Dementia reveals that memory has many layers which are gradually revealed and subsequently hidden as the condition progresses. There are some things that are so key they are the last to disappear. For my father, this was his life as an inshore fisherman.