‘I am home’ is an exhibition that presents a selection of drawings, limited edition prints and mixed media sketchbooks that were created by invitation of a Portuguese gallery Atelier 3 I 3. These works are based on the themes of ‘Home’ and ‘Identity’ as well as the intersection and crossover between them. The project also includes a zine ‘Home’ and a mini zine ‘I Am’ created in collaboration with (and by invitation of) Atelier 3 I 3, Porto, Portugal. The exhibition took place in July-August 2019. Some of the prints are available at my ETSY shop. 

Inside
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

What is home?
At first we don’t realise that we have a ‘home’. We are one with the world. Then we outgrow home, we leave home... or we lose home. We miss home. We seek home. We build home. We find a home in another. We become a home to another.
We return home.
We are home.
Is it a place? Is it a thing? Is it outside? Is it within? 
Inside of what?
Outside of what?
Am I a home?
What is home?

Who am I?

Outgrowing Home
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

We all seek our literal or metaphorical homes, whether we left or lost them. That search is at the heart of our odyssey through life and ultimately defines who we are. 
I approached Home and Identity as one theme rather than two. Home is about belonging, being fully yourself. In Jungian symbolism a home / house usually represents one’s psyche. The idea of home is inseparable from the idea of one’s identity. Our relationship with the concept of home transforms as we continually transform on the path of self-realisation. Once we find ourselves - we find the home we seek.

Leaving Home
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Finding Home
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Love is Finding Home in Another
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Tower of Me
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Broken Homes
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Building Home
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Home is Where I Can Be Naked
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

I Am a Home
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Journey Home
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Home is Where I Can Be Alone
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Home is the Family
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Home is Memory
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

My Home is in My Head
Limited edition risograph print
34x46 cm
25 copies

Most people in big multicultural cities came from somewhere else, and the idea of what Home is has become quite blurred for our nomadic generation. I have asked the question of many people and surprisingly never received two similar answers.
This zine is based on sketchbooks that were used to research the theme of 'Home". It's printed in black and white on Xerox and each copy has unique drawings with coloured pencils and Posca pens. Each zine has an individual quote, suggested by my friends. 
You can see all the spreads here.
Below is a minizine called 'I am', exploring the question of identity and self. I couldn’t find an answer to the question 'Who am I?' so I turned to some great minds who have tried to.... which left me even more confused.  You can see all the spreads here.
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