26 take 26 equals zero(2018) and I collect, therefore I am (2017)

Various iterations and dimensions

 

n these bodies of work, Amber Smith deals with repressed trauma through the collection and curation of things; compartmentalising, mediating and categorising an archive of totemic entries that act as mnemonic devices for stored memories. This is part of a larger ongoing project for Amber Smith’s PhD.

All images by Leiko Manalang, Petra Nicel or Amber Smith and © Amber Smith