Changing statement

Prompted by Samuel Brzeski's artist statement research, when he asked: "Can you describe your artistic practice in one sentence?" To which I responded:

"Often using conversations as my starting point, I make work involving people, power, voice, text, control and mediation (if you ask me in five minutes it will be different)".

From February 8th 2019, I will write a new artist statement every week and archive them here:

As far as my art practice is concerned with literature, it is about conversation, transcription and the vernacular. I’m interested in the different ways in which words are spoken to each other as well as in chat-based communication; everyday acts of listening, reading and writing that are at once together and alone – especially now.

Bold as it may sound, I see a pattern of me responding to any subtle power dynamic with antagonism (as a starting point), or maybe this is the still vital combination of wishful thinking and my insecurities. It was said that I seem to find the awkward thing in a situation and then to amplify it, put the audience on edge.