"The Boxes (Ardis Vinklers) Ballroom II" (2005)

"The Boxes (Ardis Vinklers) Ballroom II," 2005
Flex print, 40 1/2 x 84 inches.
© Laurie Simmons, courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York.

"I’m so resistant to the idea of nostalgia. I know that it exists in my pictures and in my film, but I feel like I work against my tendency to go back in time. Nostalgia can be an easy shot, just an easy recreation of another time or another mood. I think there needs to be more there."

- Laurie Simmons