memorial

In the spring of 2017, Ramon Lee DeArman, my maternal grandfather, died unexpectedly. The subsequent funeral arrangements and upheaval left many of his things scattered across family members. These gelatin silver prints capture some of his possessions, some things used every day as a realtor such as the buffed briefcase, others heirlooms from earlier generations. Impersonal documents left behind became intimately personal, recording eras in his life I had never known and only discovered after his death.