Community is alive — this understanding guides my work. Much of my work has been made for and within the embrace of a particular community. Sometimes the work is a hypothesis about community, is for a particular group, or spontaneously convenes people that may not have come together without the work. In all of my work, real live community is a goal, a vision and a guiding light.
How can visual art serve communities of resistance? What distinguishes a vibrant community from a moribund one? What makes a community become an institution, and what are the costs and benefits of that transformation? These are some of the questions that continue to motivate my work in community.