Mirages
2021
Memory reinterprets memories without any particular will of its owner. It erases, adapts, replaces, by instinct of conservation. My grandmother left Algeria violently during the war, leaving behind all her possessions and memories. From the moment she set foot on French soil, she decided never to return to Algeria and never to speak of it again. Her life, which is partly unknown to me, I try to reconstruct it thanks to what I have heard since I was a child. How can I recover this lost and uncertain memory of men, places and days that are foreign to me? By inventing a mixed reality, naturally hybrid and necessarily alternative...