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Anatomy of an Idea

I started working on some new work and was rethinking my process, is it easier for me to plan out my collages or just construct them based on what I'm thing about "politically or socially" at any given moment? I know this is a "first world" problem (sigh) but I think it's something I should give more thought to. Structure, structure and more structure...
After Grad school, reading theory and socially relevant books took a back seat to adventure novels and streaming stuff on Netflix. I'm wondering if it may be time to crack open those books again.
Creating a bunch of series is what I tend to do in my work, (my current one is called " A funky dish of Chitterlings, ok!) because it helps me to flush out an ideas and it helps the work make sense.

After my trip to the Volta Art fair  I now have a clean slate to think about how I make art. It may just be me, but I always find it helpful to think about how i process ideas and how can that process generate…