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"Uncertain Memory" features a series of figurative oil paintings on canvas and paper inspired by photographs from my family archive. My paintings are developed in stages; beginning with a process of mining and selecting specific images, which are then manipulated before being translated into paintings as works on paper or canvas. I focus primarily on female figures as I search for a sense of strangeness within each image as well as an uncertainty about the figure’s actions or whereabouts in the scene. I am drawn to ambiguity as a means of exploring relationships between past and present, reflecting a personal need to establish a sense of identity and understanding of my family’s past, as well as examining the universal and intimate relationship we have to photographic images.
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Veronica Murawski (2016). Uncertain Memory. UWSpace. http://hdl.handle.net/10012/10568
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