Representation, Physical influence, Play
Creating a work requires continuity and searching.
Works or ideas don't just come from thin air, one has to push along the roads of reaching them. When I encounter an idea within this search, I take note of it on the corner of a piece of paper or make a sketch. From the moment that I make this note or sketch, the work has entered a period of change and questioning which continues when the time to realize the work arrives, whether it takes place in various studios, with the help of different people, or whether the work emerges in the exhibit space. Some artists refer to this situation as setting up a work, installing a work. I personally prefer to speak of staging or opening the work to outside eyes. After setting up the best conditions for the realization of the work and asking it all appropriate questions during a disciplined period, I leave it alone in its own space, enter a relationship with spectators who come to it, and wait for it to create its own space of existence. I dislike being at openings of my exhibits. I run away from going beside the work, entering its stage and giving information about it, or saying words in its defense. The work has left me and has its own life in its own space, its own communication.
The nature of my works allows them to enter into a physical game with the visitor. Some works come to life with the interference of the visitor, and become a work because of them. I believe that this way of working and of creating works is tied to a humane rhythm.