I use images as signifiers that point to layers of history, lost communities or a latent collective whispering within a certain context.— Shimon Attie
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Simply because something is not visible it doesn't mean that it is not there.
There's this presence of these missing people and this lost community that I felt but could not see, and that was a very strange dissonance for me.
I think of my work as a kind of peeling back of the wallpaper of today to reveal the histories buried underneath.
I use contemporary media to reanimate sites and places with images of their own lost histories.
My intention is to create opportunities for reflections and meditations on history.