remember yourself

types of memory:

  • public memory – knowledge and information gathered and distributed by public media
  • official memory – the representations of the past adopted by the institutions of the state
  • unpublic memory – wisdom, facts, information and memories never seen and never heard of in public media
  • historical memory – the way the research community views the event in its studies of the past
  • popular memory – defined as representations of the past held by the society’s member
  • autobiographical memory – directly experienced the events, manifested typically in memorised oral histories
  • confabulation – defined as the production of fabricated memory. distorted or misinterpreted memories about oneself or the world, without the conscious intention to deceive
  • cultural memory – the way the society views its past via cultural heritage, memory required to preserve continuity, social unity and cohesion

mnemonic devices – a mnemonic device, or memory device, is any learning technique that aids information retention or retrieval in the human memory for better understanding

 you’ll better remember yourself – omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent is not enough

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1518 & projects

the orifice finger – drawings 1518&projects  january 2012