How do we preserve the places that cease to exist in their physical form or are inaccessible due to forced migration or exile? When a mother-land is kidnapped, and the home hijacked, how can one safeguard the sense of belonging? If places can be documented in audiovisual media, how can one capture the feeling of home?
The sculptures in this collection are related to the art exhibition Crystals of Memory at https://newart.city/show/memory The cybernetic space is a place for meditation and reflection on the unknown from a perspective of a fleeting homeland.
The three-dimensional mental map of the artist's birthplace in Ukraine explores the notions of preservation and home through virtual placemaking. Each rock formation reflects on a labelled location.