Notes and images towards a film, about a desire to visit Trieste…work in progress.
“Each new journey is a mourning for what has been left behind. The wanderer sometimes tries to recreate what has been left behind, in a new place. This always fails. To muster courage and endurance for a journey, it has to be embarked on with something like ambivalence.” (Deborah Levy, Swallowing Geography)
“Although she is drinking whisky and smoking tobacco in a crowded bar in a strange city, and although she spends most of her time in cities, she often wants to be near water, to be under the stars, to feel the wind on her cheeks and wrists…” (Deborah Levy, Swallowing Geography)