Michelle Hamer: You are my past, I am your Future

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I have often been struck by the queer portentous nature of street and road signs. A “Danger Ahead” or “Slow Down” sign appears, and for a split second, I forget that the sign refers to my actions on the road- The signs speak directly to me, and I apply them to my own life. How Did They Know? I ponder, before I come back to the world, and realize they simply refer to the road ahead.

Michelle Hamer’s practice plays with these strange resonances, embracing such double meanings in order to explore the complex relationship between language, space and narrative...

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