WORKS > The Life of Perished Things, 2009-2013

"The Life of Perished Things" (2009-2012) draws from a wide array of reference points including Hamilton's family history, her experience of living in the stark landscape of southern Idaho for eight years, Marilynne Robinson's novel Housekeeping and Andrei Tarkovsky's film Nostalghia. Stills from the video work have been re-imagined as paintings, drawings, and sculptural objects, which are then filmed to become part of the video itself. The works loop back on each other-the boundaries between medium, object, and image made porous and transitory.

The Life of Perished Things, 2009-2013