"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"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