Thursday, December 30, 2010

Laura Konttinen

The Memory Project by Laura Konttinen is "a collection of reconstructed memories, built from, and into, photographs." Konttinen's work instantly drew me in because I can fully relate to those emotions and blurry bits of nostalgia found within our memories. I'm fascinated by the way Konttinen took a complex concept and put it into beautiful, tangible forms.

The Memory Project has also inspired my new year. As I draw closer to midnight it's only natural to reflect on last year's memories and feel a sense of renewal mixed with fear. I would normally want to evaluate, calculate, make lists and think of ways to improve...but just thinking about that makes me want to hide under last year's covers. This new year I'll try something different and let things go, listen more to my gut and remember the memories that make me...well me. Thank you so much for being apart of those memories and I look forward to many more. Happy New Year!

Link - Laura Konttinen

17 comments:

Krissy said...

yes, I agree- listen to that gut-instinct! I think I'll do that too.

Love that last photo! Happy New Year!

Color Collective said...

so inspiring! and i agree too- i'm going to start listening to my gut more. thanks! happy new year!!

ola appletea said...

so great! love it! really think that everyone can do it for themselfs :)

Miles Of Style said...

what a lovely concept and thought behind this project! i love how it turned out too!

just discovered your blog and i have to say i LOVE it! do drop by mine too and perhaps we can follow each other. :)

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http://onestylemile.blogspot.com/

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

Since I spent most of 2010 hiding under my covers, I can respect your feelings. :-)

Here's to happy beginnings in 2011!

Frida said...

Lovely images!! Thanks for sharing such wonderful inspiration.

James Smith said...

Extremely inspiring work yeah.....Creativity, innovation and perfection....wow.

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