Barbara Karsch-Chaïeb: Conserving Memories | Konservieren von Erinnerungen
shale cd | Schiefer-CD, 2002-2009
(limited edition of 30 copies)
here the information in the CD Cover:
Through deposition of sediment, fine clay, which
sank on the seafloor, the oilshale in the foreland
of the Swabian Alb was formed within 50 million
It is about 180-200 million years old.
Due to its genesis, it contains a range of organic,
fossil and mineral substances and is thus very
Earth and stone as materials represent – through
their attributes like smell, appearance and consistence –
a conjunction to homeland, roots and ancestry of humans.
At least a memory thereof.
Barbara Karsch-Chaïeb/ “Memories”/ 2009 CD Nr.1