Enmesh (Image 2)
Enmesh (Image 2)

Enmesh (Image 2)

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This image is from the photographic series Enmesh and was inspired by an interest in somatic memory. I wanted to try and capture memories stored at a cellular level in the body – i.e. memories that may have been consciously forgotten but are still remembered by our bodies.

Working with an image scanner, the process involved attempting to sequentially archive these memories and their physical manifestations. Sometimes a vague idea of a memory was present before, informing the area of the body to focus on. At other times, the body moved unguarded, uncovering memories and emotions that had been stored within it.

The process became an interplay between time, light and motion as the body travelled across the glass in sync with the light scan, moving and adjusting its position through the duration of a single pass.

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  • Professional photographic archival Chromagenic print in a limited edition of twenty five.
  • To ensure the longevity of your print please avoid unnecessary handling, use archival quality materials for framing and storage and never place prints in direct sunlight or near a heat source.
  • Unframed.

  • Signed with a certificate of authentication.

  • The artist Melissa Spiccia reserves all copyright and no reproduction is permitted.
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