"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 haven’t found the right word, but there is some kind of storytelling, for lack of a better word. There are evocations- floating significances- that combine in a poetic way. That title posits Sam as a character, and the sand as a character. Things have character. So I’m interested in how the character of things might function as a protagonist in what isn’t a narrative here."
- Jessica Stockholder