I aspired to make something that had some critical resonance but also satisfied something more mysterious and human.
The amazing luxury of being an artist is that you build a life determined by your interests.
I get to set up what becomes a genuine experience and that is significantly more important to me than the art artifact.
I have always been a voyeur, and find the very act of looking pleasurable.
Photography is a way to connect. If the image doesn’t connect, it is because I failed.
In my life I associate photography much more with poetry and music.
I am interested in stories from the inside. I wanted to open up the discussion.
There was a kind of bohemia in the East Village then, like Paris in the 1920s, you could live meagerly yet have an exciting life.
The idea of the amateur is something that runs through all of my work.