“It is said that mourning, by it’s gradual labor, slowly erases pain; I could not, I cannot believe this; because for me, Time eliminates the emotion of loss (I do not weep), that is all,”
When a loved one dies, we tend to hold on to their most precious possessions. These items that we cannot let go of become remnants of mourning. Through memorialization, these objects become a new representation of the person we lost.
Hailey Jackson is a photographer based in Columbus, Ohio. This series of c-prints served as her BFA thesis exhibit in Spring 2012 while studying at at Ohio University.