Communication / Death / Memento Mori

 

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memento mori
oil on canvas and paper (letters to a lover)
18×16 cm

When I was younger I used to look at people, older people, and evaluate with them as a benchmark, what I wanted to be. We are told to define ourselves against certain parameters; for example; ‘Thin’ or ‘fat’, or ‘successful’ or unsuccessful’… But are those things that are achievable in our day by day actions? If, when we get to the end of our lives, having defined ourselves by other standards, who are we?

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