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ARTIST STATEMENT 2010 - PRESENT

 

1.I think it is a cliché to view artists such as Jackson Pollock as clichés
 


2.I live half of my life in passive astonishment

 

3.I live a quarter of my life in frantic indifference

 

4.I live a quarter of my life in silent rage

 

5.I sometimes consider to make myself a tinfoil hat

 

6.Irony is good in humor sometimes, mostly it is not good in art

 

7.I left university and applied for Fine Arts Academy because of the novel “Beloved”

 

8.I believe Nike’s slogan to be today’s most relevant philosophy

 

9.I think it is a shame Esperanto didn’t catch on

 

10.I miss cassette tapes

 

11.I agree with both Peter Weibel and Clement Greenberg

 

12.I have a mirror in each room which makes me very uncomfortable and self-conscious but Karen Blixen


recommends it as a way to stay present

 

13.I wish I was more like Jim Morrison and sometimes I am

 

14.I sometimes think about Lenny Bruce

 

15.I think about Thoreau almost daily

 

16.I believe that A Chacun son Paradis

 

17.I (too) often say to myself: “oh Toto we’re a long way from Kansas”

 

18.I think analysis can be paralysis and often is

 

19.J’veux pas finir comme Kurt Cobain

 

20.I tend to trust women who wear cowboy boots

 

21.I am not afraid of the dark

 

22.I am afraid of people in pastels

 

23.Johnny Cash was mine two decades before he was yours

 

24.I still have Kris Kristofferson to myself but it is not quite the same

 

25.I believe in Kenneth Noland and Fra Angelico

 

26. My favorite word is “Godspeed”

 

27. When I doubt I just google Jenny Holzer and all is better

 

28. For me it’s all about alterity