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Technology is always changing. But sentiments stay the same. By comparing current text-messages & similar letters written a century ago, I wanted to show how people talk about the same things. We’ve just cut out all the flowery language. We don’t need to fill pages and pages for a letter, because we can chat constantly, even when you live thousands of miles apart.
True love isn’t about the big moments. It’s about all the in-between moments—the mundane moments where you let your guard down and you admit a moment of insecurity because you know you’re in a safe place.
Selected text messages between Avalon & Mark, 2018 with background text of a love letter written by John Keats to Fanny Brawne in 1819.
True love isn’t just romantic love. It’s the mundane moments where you celebrate continuing good news with those you treasure most.
Selected text messages between Natalie & Christina, 2018 with background text of a letter written by Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra in 1811.
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These pieces were shown in Calligraphies in Conversations, 2018.
For more about my process and their personal meaning to me, I have a blog post about it.