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What is the relationship of the natural world to memory, personal and cultural? How does nature create memorials for the large and subtle histories that occurred? In my narratives I create a seasonal memorial that visualizes the dichotomy of the Caribbean landscape, the vital foliage cloaks the soil that nurtures and buries our histories. There are cycles of memory that are embedded nature. Here a young girl is both ancestor and descendent. Her journey begins inland, and she makes her way to shore only to return to the center. Her impulse is to perform this ritual as a form of re/membering what was lost/ taken/ forgotten. Traveling across visible/ invisible boundaries towards the shore. The shore represents the transitional space of departure and arrival, an in-between space. The flowers are metaphors for the wounds of history and the beauty of regeneration.