Nancy de Freitas is an artist whose work is grounded in an awareness of immigrant sensitivities that include a notion of exile. Recent work has explored the human condition in which cultural material such as tradition, memory, and identity are preserved, reconstructed, perhaps questioned and sometimes discarded as markers of individuality. The content of her work reveals a desire to understand what our home and our memories of it mean to us. In this installation, Weight of the Human Heart, she has tried to evoke something of the emotional weight that is a consequence of dislocatio

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Publications:
Between Hope and Desire: The Location of Home

An analysis of a creative work in progress, tracking the ideas from their conceptual origins through to the making of the work.

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Breathing Space for Experience

This paper is an analysis of contemporary curatorial practice.

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