This is the first monograph dedicated to contemporary artist TR Ericsson (b. 1972), who with conceptual rigor and emotional directness uses the archives chronicling his family's painful past to explore the healing powers of commemoration and memory. He grapples with these archival materials' power to define both the past and future, even as they vanish slowly with time. In a poignant family chronology in text and images, Ericsson includes many photographs of his mother-whose suicide at age 57 was a traumatic turning point ...

TR Ericsson: Crackle & Drag 2015, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300213218

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