- To claim, saying falsely, to have never knew anyone, rejecting the relationship of devotion or affection which unites us to him; disown.
– rinnegato – (Italian for – disown -) is an autobiographical project about the complicated relationship, now non-existent, between father and daughter. An inconstant father who tried to be present, the teachings and events that influenced a child, and still have an impact on her daily life, making tricky relationships and choices; all represented by image that evoke metaphorically a part of the history.
His lack of feeling took me over the years to have self-esteem issues, and guilt for all that I do or do not do; there has never been an encouragement on his part, but just insults with which he tried to get me to follow a road that was not what I imagined.
“I have no children, and I don’t want to have them.” (My father’s words)