don't look, don't look


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don't look, don't look enacts and embodies the entwining communal, generational, and familial remnants and echoes of my family's rural farming community in Glen Gardner, NJ. I am crafting new iterations of land-based rituals through acts of present memory. The works center on place as the keeper and amplifier of that memory, and on my family, and the remnants of what was, as the entangled threads strung between space and time. This theses acts as a collaboration between my grandparents and myself, and between nature and history; it is in this collaboration that the tendrils and connections between my grandparents' and my own bodies, memories, and histories begin to emerge.