"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."
"Prima Facie (Fifth State): Elephant Pink / Pink Popsicle / Sweet 16 Pink / Pink Harmony / Touch of Pink / Paradise Pink / I Love You Pink / Pink Bliss" (2006)
"When I was in high school and college, I worked in a building-supply store that sold paints. I noticed that paint names began to have no connection to the colors. There’s a total disconnect between the name and the color. And I said, "That’s like literature.""