> On the one hand I look to the histories and practices of art to
> inform and
> lend value to what I do, even to facilitate my coming into being.
> On the
> other hand I am in despair about how art fails to achieve the
> things I would
> like to see it do. In particular I find the insularity of art non-
> and infuriating. I think many people also find this the case. As a
> result of
> that I seek to avoid association with art and, especially, the art
> But you can't have it both ways. You end up between chairs and you
> do not
> get to have your cake and eat it too.
I couldn't agree more and, from my experience and my colleagues in
the antirom days, this was certainly one of the attractions to
working in this area.