Three-channel 35mm Film, 120 slides, 25 min, 2014 - 2016.
We take pictures so we can forget. We see decades of internment, nationalism, and domesticity. Projections transform into fantasy, ruminating in the unfamiliar. To forget is the only way to remember.
Heather M. O’Brien
Heather O’Brien is an artist living and working in Beirut, Lebanon. She received a BA from Loyola University in New Orleans, an MFA from California Institute of the arts, and was a participant in the general studies program at the International Center of Photography in New York. Heather is currently an assistant professor in the department of fine arts and art history at AUB, where she teaches courses in photography and film/video, with a focus on critical theory, studio practice, and history.