In terms of LINEAGE, what do you see as key points,
in the development of your language, from ancient expression to what your process is today ?
I grew up Roman catholic. That and my creative parents and Outside Grandmother and non- English speaking grandparents from Italy are my lineage. Today I repeat the past.
What are the important EXPERIENCES / REALIZATIONS that moved you, towards making the work that you make today ?
Suffering and trauma have always been my materials for my work.
What are your thoughts on the relationship between the work and AUDIENCE / RECEIVER ?
Before I felt more healed I needed the audience. Now I share with them.
What motivates you to introduce MATERIALS / OBJECTS into your work ?
If they are needed I use them if not I don't.
What are your thoughts on SOUND / SILENCE in your process ?
Now I sing.......my favorite medicine.
What are your thoughts on TIME / RHYTHM in your process ?
Time is to be used to go beyond it. Duration helps that to happen and erases the feeling of waiting and past and future.
What are your thoughts on SPACE / EMPTINESS in your process ?
During eliminates time and creates space.
Where do you see the greatest challenges in your future process ?
If you had to use WORDS to describe what you do, what would those words be ?
Healing my past.
What is the question I fail to ask ?
How old are you and how does that matter? I am 76 in January. My body is my material . As it ages it becomes better and more interesting fodder.