"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."
"They all talk to each other, these different characters, and the voices and personalities come out from these little blurbs. They have their various conversations and desires and trials. But they’re black characters that were in plays or texts written by white writers. So these are representations of black people. To me it made sense that the representations of Africans in books would be the voices for the representations of blackness or black people in these spots."
- Fred Wilson