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“The memory resonates: it repeats over and over again so that the city can finally be realized.” (Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities).
A place is an accumulation of materials, life and time. Someone designed, someone built, someone lived in it, something left its marks. While studying at the Hecht Arts Center at the University of Haifa, I was engulfed in the grandiosity of the place. High ceilings, resonating sounds, exposed concrete and white walls. I studied the building and its components, from the floor grooves up to sunset light, capturing light in the camera sensor. I look for portals to alternate realities. The light I have captured is the material of the new reality I am building. Layers of photographs are sewn together to create new images. Automated algorithms are disrupted and converted to produce another place, a place that exists in memory – a memory that is yet to form.