7 Regalo, Mission Viejo, CA
When I was 5 years old we moved to the suburbs, to 7 Regalo Dr, Mission Viejo, California
7 Regalo was the same
as 3 Regalo
and 11 Regalo
My mother filled the house over the years
with paintings, antiques, crafts & tchotchkes.
Enter 7 Regalo,
And you entered the soul of my mother.
My mother passed away, and with her went
The paintings, antiques, crafts & tchotchkes
7 Regalo is being remodeled by my father
Preparations to for 7 Regalo to host another family
This image is a synthesis of family photos from my childhood and a Neural Radiance Field (NeRF) built off of a mix of 22 photos from my bedroom as it is today, and as it has been during our 22 years of living there. A NeRF constructs 3D space off of a small set of images. As it uses machine learning to construct and converge on a space, it infers and fills in gaps where the original images lack information. In this way it is as fallible and clouded as memory, generating a rich haze that fills each corner and crevice of the home while retaining a structure off of which moments from life are propped and placed.