Perennial - Film:
Documentation by Rachel Topham & Hannah Campbell
"to scrutinize means to turn the photograph over, to enter into the paper's depth, to reach its other side...Alas, however hard I look, I discover nothing."
Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida.
Transcription of the texts on the backs of the photographs:
This is her
My baby age 1
Class of 1952. Fu Xin Elementary school, Inner Mongolian Region
Fuxin No. 2 People’s Hospital, 1965
This is where we live
With members of our brigade
Seth Billy Hilda
Billy Camilla Bonnie Billy Patrick
Håkan o Gunilla
Garden in the house
Two of the houses on the swimming beach. See the piling?
Sue Sada was here
The first time we saw snow
Friday Oct4/67 Wedding Day
The best of our times
Your hair was long then
Reunited in Canada, November 10, 2020
Remember this, kids?