If we have too much clarity, we might not be compelled to continue searching for new ideas.
My starting point was the search for my identity in foreign places, in places where I am estranged from myself.
For me, staying in place might mean staying with my own thoughts, even if the body keeps traveling. I might be experiencing new things, but I'm also here, with myself.
One of the first issues I dealt with was the struggle to find a language, to find my own words.
When I first started working it was as if I didn't understand myself. The fact that I didn't understand myself was tied up with not understanding where I came from, where I began.
For me, when I have the opportunity to exhibit abroad, I feel that the public understands some points I have raised and are open-minded and make an effort to understand my work, but there are still certain things that remain inaccessible.
I am a socialist, so I am not worried about socialism. I am worried about dictators who are putting everyone into a socialist state for their own benefit.
I never give too much thought to the idea of universality.
When I visit new places, I like to see the markets.
One gets wrapped up in reacting to ones own reputation, which can be a kind of trap.
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