“Everything about the city made me uncomfortable and raised questions: the landscape, the atmosphere, the situation, the agitation, etc. It seemed so imperfect. I wanted to understand this chaos.” To
"It is not as a blackout from his own memory but to revitalise the missing parts, to allow himself and the viewer to fall into the image, to find oneself
"There nothing more boring than, lets say, a picture of a chair and everybody looking at it thinks, well, thats a chair."
"Agamben’s ‘bare life’ is visualized through the refugees and migrants, desperate lives in search of a better future and for us, a potential vision of a dystopia where the extreme
"Since I was a child, I've had a fantasy of hiding in a retail space just before it closes, and coming out at night to merely walk around, re-arrange some
"I did recognise the irreplaceable object and destroyed it and my embattled state of mind with America continues."
"The idea of art and politics co-existing is no more or less deeply problematic than the idea of them being separate. But nobody said it was going to be a
"These poor cities are nevertheless radiating vivid colours, as if bolstering up daily lives with significant visual appeal. I see their desperation to live, to the point of feeling pains.
"Completely captivated by the photographic possibilities of light, both artists come at the medium with a desire to seek the extraordinary, in order to access invisible states of consciousness."
"He plays with the disruption in the aesthetic surfaces of our daily life and this allows him (and us) to experience a reality which might be bypassed."
These event headlines are embedded in this single image, now symbolic of defiance against the brute force of state power. It is both the beginning and the end – the