The House of Exquisite Memory
Collaboration with the curator Susan Charlton
Objects from childhood
Perspex cases 450 x 450 x 450 cm
Storylines inscribed at the base of each case
State Records, NSW
white horses + green jigsaw pieces
She remembered all of them, but Sugar the white horse was the first.
4 sets riding boots
Her father used to keep her riding boots beautifully polished.
jodhpurs + bridle + photo
In latter years she realised that dreaming of horses represented freedom.
NZ airbag + selection Air NZ items + Photo
Her father was a pilot and very blasé about boarding calls.
3 x 4711 bottles + 2 purses + 2 sex education books
The name of the Schiaparelli stockings evoked a sense of that place known as ‘overseas’.
box of books
This was not the kind of exploring that she was interested in.