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an experience of loss taking place at a specific place. sometimes, the memory of loss gets inseparable from the experience of place. other places and entities too continue to evoke the feeling attached to that experience. those "new" places that trigger the ghosts of a traumatic memory (be it singular or collective)
turn into spaces for reworking the past. Upon feeling, touching, smelling, tasting, seeing, hearing a place, CONTACT is established. This contact re-orders memories, making another future possible.
Changing positions from a witness to the dreamer, Kavcar's artistic practice grows upon "contact".
Documentation of daily life is vital for her practice.
Methods of documentation are plural, making use of different media and materials.
Remembering and taking notes out of memory is also a part of this process.
Documentation is carried out in conventional and unconventional ways.
Intuition challenges the document.
Seemingly irrelevant pieces are linked together through associative thinking. These associations are triggered by rational as well of irrational layers of information.
The lead is something encountered or felt. a magnetic pull or push.
Sometimes reading & research precedes the process; sometimes intuition & flow precedes the process.
The singular experience is tested out in relation to other singularities and to the collective experience.
The works while grounded in a certain geography/landscape/location, are metaphors for the state of life shaped by politics.
Her works are chances to dwell upon the gap between the experience, the memory, the story, the feelings attached to the story, the affect a memory produces, the singular aspect and the collective aspect of traumatic memory....
(and already the nature of the loss and the politics governing that place are closely linked.)
futility/possibility of changing the affect induced by the distance between the memory and the story.