My starting point was the search for my identity in foreign places, in places where I am estranged from myself.
If we have too much clarity, we might not be compelled to continue searching for new ideas.
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.
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.
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.
I never give too much thought to the idea of universality.
One of the first issues I dealt with was the struggle to find a language, to find my own words.
When I visit new places, I like to see the markets.
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.
One gets wrapped up in reacting to ones own reputation, which can be a kind of trap.
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