"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."
"Czepek is something that belongs to an Old World bonnet, and damski means ‘belonging to a woman’. I never wanted to be literal. And I never wanted the explanation to be so simple and so clear with such a hard dot at the end of it. But I like the porch-like cover over the cavernous section a lot, and I didn’t know how else to refer to it. The working title was ‘The Bonnet’...I wanted a transparent look of walls that the light went through. I wanted a very agitated surface. And the hood that is over the bonnet- almost like a little porch- is very erratic and very celebratory, and it needed that translucency of the light."
- Ursula von Rydingsvard