Currently I am on a sabbatical in Europe. Okay, it is not a sabbatical but more of a retreat, to conjure ideas and see where I am going to take my work and my installations in the future, to secure funding and put together better visual archive of completed projects. I also wanted to go through my voice archives and put together videos from images and voice work I have done over the years.
I miss the States and wish everyone a Very Happy Thanksgiving.
Europe is cold and feels even colder after I spent considerable amount of time in Florida and California over the last couple of years. But as in New York, cold always stimulates the mind as there is no urge to be outside and move about. Also I decided to no longer take on commercial projects, as the last time I had a chat for a commercial proposition with people form Florida Central University I was told they had an interest in hiring me because I was a female and they wanted to diversify. How did they know I have a vagina in the first place? No one even bothered to ask, really, it was all a conjecture on their part.
Here are a couple of pieces I did over Thanksgiving a couple of years ago. They are called I have everything. The first one is a me-modified Nordstrom catalog: