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Treasure and Tat

The project is starting to evolve. The more I interview individuals the more I realise that the location of where the item in questioned is stored is insignificant. The initial title of the project was Lofts, Garages and Basement: Treasure and Tat. The title of the work now is Treasure and Tat.

The objects and stories that I seem most interested in are the ones that have more sentimental value. I have therefore realised that the project is an investigation in to nostalgia, and how we attach memories to individual items. 

When interviewing the different volunteers I can quit easily recognise which stories are more heart felt. The interviewees become more animated. There is a far off look in their eyes and an excitement in their voice, as if they are reliving that memory. 


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