The Conversation explores the notion of the family archive, using a particular a series of ten Polaroid images taken by Holly’s grandfather in 1972.

Discovered after his death, the images describe a journey from Los Angeles to Sacramento, revealing his personal viewpoint of American at this time. Davey has used these images as a starting point for an imagined conversation with him about his trip, connecting childhood memories with exhibition archives, enabling the viewer to reflect on how memories are made.