Catherine Panebianco is an artist whose work longs for a sense of place, catches hold of memories, and chases the spirits of those we currently love, and those that continue to surround us from our past. Her work explores how we connect with others, with our past, and with ourselves.

The said artist is an award-winning US-based photographer. Recently, she started working on a new project where she took her father’s old slides and did some “then and now” comparisons of places, hoping to create a touching visual tribute full of memories and nostalgia.

The old slides her father took were full of Panebianco’s family photos, but there was a much deeper reason as to why the photographer felt so attached to the slides themselves, as she even gave an explanation on her website. “No Memory is Ever Alone is a visual conversation between me and my dad. Every Christmas, he used to bring out a box of slides that he photographed in his late teens and early 20s and made us view them on an old projector on our living room wall telling the same stories every year. It was a consistent memory from a childhood where we moved a lot and I never felt like I had a steady 'place' to live and create memories.”

Given that, we invite you to scroll down and take a look at some of the sentimental photos the photographer decided to share with the world.

More info: catherinepanebianco.com | Instagram | Facebook

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M O'Connell
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1 month ago

Competitive soldering? What's going on here?

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GalaxyZo
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4 weeks ago

Awwww

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GalaxyZo
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4 weeks ago

Cute ;)

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago (edited)

Wow! Mom (Grandma?) was a really stylish and gorgeous lady—-and I’ll bet she still is!

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago

Reminds me of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday.

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago

Bet your family misses that cute doggie!

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago

Hubba Hubba! Dad (Grandpa?) was a real dreamboat—-and probably still is!

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Nadine
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1 month ago

How many grands have had their photo taken exactly like this?

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GalaxyZo
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4 weeks ago

Horsyyy

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago (edited)

I miss the big multigenerational family get-togethers. Personally, I’d do a pot luck or have it at least mostly catered. I have too many memories of my mother being totally frazzled, and never getting to enjoy the day, when she was hostess and cook. Even if someone tried to help her when they got there, she was pretty much toast before they arrived anyway. I pitched in when I finally got old enough (and continued to help while I was still living at home), but even then it still took her a long time to relax and drop the habit of trying to do every single thing herself. Then she discovered caterers. Much better after that.

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago

Awww. Daddy trying to get Baby to look at the camera and smile. Mommy telling him—-under her breath and without moving her lips—-that he’s just wasting his time.

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AppleDragon
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1 month ago

These fit so well

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AppleDragon
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1 month ago

The yellow thing on the side looks like a weird yellow mermaid

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago

There’s always one kid who doesn’t want their picture taken. In. Every. Family.

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GalaxyZo
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4 weeks ago

that is pretty

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago

Oh no! They removed all those lovely vines! Now it’s just a plain nondescript box.

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GalaxyZo
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4 weeks ago

I love that hair cut

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Jill Tremblay
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4 weeks ago

should have thrown a small rock in to continue the ripples in the water

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago

Lookin’ mighty cha-cha in that dress, Mom! Goin’ out dancin’ with Pop?

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GalaxyZo
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4 weeks ago

cute

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Kathryn Baylis
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3 weeks ago

Clever use of the reflection—-and love love love that the same chair is still there!