Heimat / Hiraeth
|15 × 20 cm
This publication is printed to accompany Marius Moldvaer’s exhibition HEIMAT/HIRAETH at Kunsthuset KABUSO in Øystese, Norway, 7th of February to 1st of March 2015. The texts have been written especially for this publication and exhibition and the artist would like to thank the contributing writers Joan Handwerg, Jessica Sage, Bennett Gilbert, Anna Kleiva, Hedvig Biong, and Olivia O'Dwyer for their extraordinary effort to explore the connection between landscape and home in their own unique way. Heimat: A german word with no equivalent translation to english—or any other language—which means a human beings connection to a social unit, a home, or a homeland. Hiraet: A Welsh word with no equivalent translation to english—or any other language—which means a longing for a home, a nostalgia, a going back to where one believes one comes from.