Stefania Fuguccia is a photographer from Sicily Who currently lives and studies in Madrid.
The above images comes from her latest series of collage work titled, ‘Domenica’…
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“When I was little, I often went barefoot into my father’s study in order to open the drawer where he kept all the pictures of our family. I spend a lot of time browsing through these photo albums, which had been cataloged by date and color. When he came home after work, he would sometimes notice that I had been there and not left things as they had been before…that something had changed. And that annoyed him.”
“While walking through the streets of Madrid, I sometimes see people who I think I’ve known years ago when I still lived in my home town, in Sicily; I see street corners that remind me of the street corners where I used to hide when I was little; the ghost of smells long gone, that suddenly appear, surprising you, just to disappear in the next instant, leaving you just enough time to recognize and then forget them again.”
“I never see the sea, nor do I see its ghost”
“Ten years from now, I’ll open this drawer and realize that from 2010 onward I’ll be in my family album no longer. It’s them, with their birthday cakes, their Christmases, their excursions, and I won’t be there anymore. I am the face that appears on Skype.”
“We are the generation that migrates out of curiosity, because we feel like doing so, or because we are looking for adventures. We are maybe the most cowardly generation, and the most beloved one. We are defined by separateness and nostalgia. It’s not our punishment, it’s our choice. Our voyage consists in accepting the chaos, accepting and not controlling it all; accepting what is, at the moment, an almost invisible loss…”
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