Family Relations

My Parents' Library in Two Chapters
 

127cm. X 117 cm. Cotton fabric and photos reprinted on canvas, machine quilted.
 

In modern times, a click on a computer mouse gives you access to endless information and allows you to convey ideas and emotions across the globe. Who is interested in collecting and taking care of books today?

When I was a child, books were precious. In my parents' tiny apartment, the bookcase took up a whole wall. However, when my parents passed away, I found myself surrounded with overflowing boxes of books that were of no interest to anyone. 

 

For me, these books were the essence of my parents' life; in order to acquire them they had to give up many other comforts.

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