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Forgotten Visual Arts Research Stacey Cann Concordia University Figure 1. Stacey Cann, 2010, Forgotten [Silver print]. I wear her on my skin. A thought, a moment, which I cannot escape. Etched into me, her face mine and mine hers, I wonder what she thought when she looked at me. A name is only a name, and hers is mine, leaving a lingering feeling of regret that I never knew her. Now I place her on my skin, trying to find her again. Laying myself bare to my history and searching desperately for answers. How has this family history affected me and who I am? How does it affect me as an artist, © 2012 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Visual Arts Research Winter 2012 teacher, and researcher? My name is passed on through generations, but what else can we gain from our past? With this work I build layers. Layers that bring me closer but also separate me from my past. Transferring information over and over again. Through the process of making family photographs digital, printing them, creating a gel transfer on my body, and creating a photograph, which was then silver printed, each http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Visual Arts Research University of Illinois Press

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Visual Arts Research Stacey Cann Concordia University Figure 1. Stacey Cann, 2010, Forgotten [Silver print]. I wear her on my skin. A thought, a moment, which I cannot escape. Etched into me, her face mine and mine hers, I wonder what she thought when she looked at me. A name is only a name, and hers is mine, leaving a lingering feeling of regret that I never knew her. Now I place her on my skin, trying to find her again. Laying myself bare to my history and searching desperately for answers. How has this family history affected me and who I am? How does it affect me as an artist, © 2012 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Visual Arts Research Winter 2012 teacher, and researcher? My name is passed on through generations, but what else can we gain from our past? With this work I build layers. Layers that bring me closer but also separate me from my past. Transferring information over and over again. Through the process of making family photographs digital, printing them, creating a gel transfer on my body, and creating a photograph, which was then silver printed, each

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