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This image is part of a photographic series that explores the fragmented and abstract nature of visual memory as it relates to remembering people. Initially drawn to the project from a technical point of view, I subsequently started exploring memory as a metacognitive experience, specifically, the active retrieval of memory through conscious associations. Ultimately, what resulted were quiet visual conversations between the subjects and myself - sensitive portraits with their own stories to tell.
Czechoslovak-born artist Dita Kubin currently lives and works in Montreal, Canada. In 1994, she traveled to the Czech Republic, where her attraction towards photography grew deeply. Quite simply hooked, she proceeded to move to Montreal to pursue her artistic career. In 1998, she completed a three year program in commercial photography at Dawson College. Dita started out as a freelance photographer and part-time teacher in 1998, and changed direction and put all of her focus and attention towards photography-based visual ...