Hauptstr. 7 (drawings)

  • 2013
  • Crayon on paper on textile
  • 18 drawings

My parents sold their house where I grew up late in 2012. I could visit them one last time before they moved out and new owners were about to move in.

This felt really strange to me. Where my family and I had been living for years, there would now be other people living. Traces we left would be erased over time, new memories would fill these rooms. So I tried to rescue as much from „our house“ as I could: I talked with my parents about it, I filmed the rooms, I took photos.

The three parts of „Hauptstr. 7“ derive from this material: these drawings, the video, the textile object.

Some of the drawings:

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