memories we’d sooner forget is a book project which uses photographic imagery, archival ephemera, and written text to examine a specific history of generational and inherited trauma through the lens of singular family of a southern tradition to point to a larger systemic breakdown of accountability and truthfulness regarding abuse
embedded in these walls
Embedded in these walls is an ongoing photo project which depicts sites of trauma specific to the family history of trish j gibson. These images explore the notion that a place can hold trauma in the same way that a body can.
she could not bear to not be held
she could not bear to not be held 2018.
text written by the artist directly on to the gallery wall // photo