"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
"I slowly came to the conclusion that dinosaur fossils are copies. They’re made by a molecule-by-molecule replacement of the actual bones with silica or other natural elements and they wind up having the same form as the dinosaur bone. This is the way fossils are generally created, so it occurred to me that if I make a copy of a dinosaur bone, it’s really just a copy of a copy."