Silence - PhMuseum

Silence

Lucero Alomía

2018 - Ongoing

Peru

Every family constructs memories meant for the public. Generally, everything that can be categorised as pain lacks representation in this artificial History Album.

During my childhood, I’ve found myself in the position of having to hide the nature of my family and live in an atmosphere of lies and silence; nurturing that lack of truth until recently. Intervening on the innocent practice of family photographs has taken me away from that melancholic place.

Silence is an autobiographical portrait which lies between the limits of fiction and reality. It emerges from the necessity of disrupting the discretion my mother practiced towards her sexuality, finally understanding the guilt society has exerted on her.

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