Are filled with echoes
from the series "Are filled with echoes" and “After Jupiter and Io” made between 2013 and 2017.
“Words (...) are full of echoes, of memories, of associations – naturally. They have been out and about, on people’s lips, in their houses, in the streets, in the fields, for so many centuries. And that is one of the chief difficulties in writing them today – that they are so stored with meanings, with memories, that they have contracted so many famous marriages. [...] Words like us to think, and they like us to feel, before we use them; but they also like us to pause; to become unconscious. Our unconsciousness is their privacy; our darkness is their light…”
Extract from Virginia Woolf’s 1937 BBC broadcast.