What Did Tomorrow Bring Us? (2001)
one slide, sound installation, print, wall paper
one slide, sound installation, dimensions variable
What Did Tomorrow Bring Us? (2001) is a slide projection of two digitally- manipulated separate photos of my parents, followed by the sound of a river.
A metaphor about the universal unity of men and woman “frozen” in one moment in time, who are on the verge of generation of the future, or on the verge of realization of the future directly from their past, also indirectly connect semantically with evocation of the Socialism and the Communist dream symbolized by a generation who was young in the 70’s. This generation was not asked to take personal decisions and be responsible for their lives. At the same time it was seen and expected to epitomize the family and nucleus of family life.
Conceptually, the work deals with one encounter between the present time and the past moment of this couple, posing this paradox question “What did tomorrow bring us?”.