"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"I always shot in slide film, I would project the slides onto the wall and just measure. With this work, I needed a digital projector. It was such a change for me to see the images really big. Suddenly they seemed much more tragic and had such real presence. They felt like real people."