These Things I Hold

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Elizabeth McBrayer Williams (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Joshua White

Abstract: I fear losing the people I love, and worry about how I will remember them when they are gone. Making photographs feels essential to my personal process of remembering and expressing the significance of my personal relationships, yet it may lessen my ability to truly appreciate time spent with these people. By altering my photographic process to emphasize the material and ephemeral qualities of light, dirt, and silver, I hoped to reconcile the sense of tension I felt in using photographs to record the things I care about.

Additional Information

Honors Project
Williams, E. (2020). These Things I Hold. Unpublished Honors Thesis. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 2020
Photography, memory, burial, loss, ritual, relationships

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