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2020 SPE Annual Conference: Hosted by The University of Houston | Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts | School of Art

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Heather Braxton

SPE Member since 2011
Member Chapter: Mid-Atlantic

Hiraeth

Stirring up emotional sediment through making of a previous project led to a meta-loss composed of hazy-half feelings and an emptiness without form. "Hiraeth" is a Welsh word for "beyond homesickness, incorporating the pining for a home, a figure, even a history that may never have actually existed in order to experience a deep sense of incompleteness tinged with longing." (c. Apr. 2013) It is an ongoing project, shot digitally. The softly raw notions made visual are made apparent when taken individually and as a whole.

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Hiraeth no 7

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