A Disturbance of Memory

The title of this series was suggested by an essay by Freud in which he describes a moment of  ‘de-realisation’ on the Acropolis - what he was seeing no longer seemed to belong to reality. I chose these landscapes because they provoke memory for me, and in an attempt to understand how the past is embedded in the landscape I paired them with ancient art objects for which I also feel a particualr resonance: a Kouros from 530 BC; Saint Mary Magdalen, C16th (Gregor Erhart); The dance, C19th (Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux); Roman hunting dogs, C2 AD; Centaur and nymph, C18th (Johan Tobias Sergel); and Aphrodite kneeling, date unknown.