Studies of the artist's hands / Etudes des mains de l'artiste

Ink-drawing, 2012

Each of my hands is considered and rendered as mental maps of my divided family background and childhood; a norwegian rural village and a french industrial city. the lines are from memory drawn to represent important streets and places carrying names and personal stories. Both hands are drawned alternately by the left and right hand, thus reflecting the opposite parts of my brain that are active in reconstructing these maps and their narrative.