Meet the Artist: Michelle Lassaline
The central theme of artist Michelle Lassaline’s work can be described by the Portuguese word saudade, which roughly translates to “homesickness,” but also carries the meaning of invented memories. For example, you may feel saudade for your childhood home, a place much grander in your memory than the building that now sits at the same address. Saudade is the homesickness for somewhere that never existed except in the form of that fleeting land called childhood. Learn about these ideas of place and their relation to this emerging artist’s work.