"In the paintings where it's there—the tenderness—I work for it. I'm not afraid of it. If I could put my bleeding heart in there, I would."
"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