Your name/ age:
What’s your favorite color:
What’s your favorite place:
Name three of your favorite books:
On Longing, Susan Stewart
Stupidity, Anital Ronell
Artificial Darkness, Noam Elcott
Which artists inspire you:
Harun Farocki for one—brilliant cultural soothsayer who could reveal the worship of technology, the state, social control and violence in a deeply humane way.
What is an artist: Good question! Just went to see the Hilma af Klimt show at the Guggenheim and she and her life’s work complicates that question, as do other conjurers and mystics, in a very interesting way.
What is art: It can be what you see out of your window if you are observant or something made out of nothing if you have marks on a blank sheet of paper.
How do you identify as an artist:
What was a pivotal project , person, or experience that shaped your practice:
What are key elements or constants in your practice:
Messing around with photographs, juxtapositions of media elements, women’s perspectives, play, the uncanny, research, outsider art, and documents of travel and adventure.
What are your current interests as an artist:
Microminiatures I’m currently working on a video installation about the political landscape of Kansas with lots of aerial shots and emphasis on places where significant things happened to ordinary people with lots of amazing outsider art documentation
*portraits of strangers
What do you see as the value of art:
The way/power art has to make an argument or invite thought indirectly.
What is your greatest challenge as an artist:
Focus and letting myself so deep in for inspiration and lately confidence. (I gotta get off social media!)
What has been a victory for you as an artist:
Having my old work from the 70’s and 80’s remain in circulation and of interest within current discourses and the younger generations.
What’s next for you as an artist: