"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."
"Unland was about the impossibility of inhabiting a land, the impossibility of belonging and developing a life. As human beings, we all aspire to happiness. So it’s that impossibility to which the title of that piece was referring. The title of the orphan’s tunic is actually from Celan. I was interviewing children who had witnessed the killing of their parents."