• I would advise puppeteering for any artist. It's a way to break down pretensions. It's a sculpture that can talk. It's a painting that can talk. And it's pure play. I think every artist needs to stay in touch with the idea of playing. The artist should always be playing, always. All art is performance.

    "That's what art really tries to do. Just strip away all the pretense and it's trying to entertain and excite". Interview with Julie Thomson, October 9, 2013.