"Decoration" is a deceptively benign word. Ideas spread like germs, broader and faster than the worst germs. And they cannot be healed, because there is nothing physical to remove. But a cultural shift can kill off ideas. Historically, ideas have survived rough times by hiding in decoration. Giving teeth to decoration is a big shift in thinking from the boiler-plate theories I'd been conditioned with, and it continues to fuel my studio practice.
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