On the 21 December 1999 Elizabeth's family immigrated to the United States of America. This day has played a significant role in her transnational identity. It is from this day forward that she began to experience the constant oscillation of two selves. Continually longing for what once was while at the same time attempting to assimilate to her new home in search of acceptance and a sense of belonging. In Elizabeth’s series Immigration Day, she returns to her first home in America exactly twenty years after her Immigration Day. Through using cyanotypes and photograms Elizabeth creates a record of this personally significant location. Cataloguing the rain that fell on that day, the textures of the trees and the cracks in the pavement. Each impression fixed on to the light sensitive paper acts as a marker of time. Each image documenting the space providing evidence of its existence and a reminder of past memories.
Rain Cyanotypes catalogues the rain that fell on the anniversary of Elizabeth's immigration day documenting the weather, each droplet fixed on to the light sensitive paper acts as a marker of time and a reminder of the past.