The nine works in Heidi Buchers The Site of Memory create an ephemeral movement like dried leaves picked up by a gust of wind. Every piece has a skin-like texture, some of which call to mind animal hides that have been distressed, beaten, dried out, hung, and weighted down.
Although were taught its impolite, there is nonetheless something irresistible about eavesdropping, staring, or peering into peoples everyday moments. So we mindlessly invite ourselves into the lives of others, the subjective spectacles and private experiences that are revealed in unrestricted moments.
Jennifer Rose Bonilla-Edgington is an artist and writer living in the greater NYC area with her husband Colin Edgington and her dog Jasper Johns Stone.