A Curved House
GOLONU: If meaning is left undefined, what is the role of the reader or viewer?Art in America
BACKSTROM: I am interested in the way language addresses us physically. How do we make sense of it as voting consumers? Our associative capacities are constantly exploited in order for purchases to take place. These semantic graveyards can be activated anytime. Instead of that detached smooth feeling, through an irrational or absurdist approach to language, uncomfortable laughter may land in the body and foreground the activity of interpretation.
organize for power
organize for destruction
The more I merge my life with computer technology, the less I need to sketch - but it’s more of an emotional process than one of skill.
I am testing letting go of lingering luddite sentimentalities. Do I actually need to write or draw by hand as part of process? Currently transferring a long time habit of book scribbling into iCloud notes after BIG loss of ideas, weakened by their tangibility.
Isolated Tactile Space
wrinkles against smooth
drape upon plane
fold among edge
you in the corner! look at me.