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References & Literature

Dec 03, 2022 - Joselito Verschaeve

The smooth stones you pick up and examine under the moon’s light have been made blue from the sea.

Next morning when you pull them from your trouser pocket, they are still blue.


— Raymond Carver


Sometimes I create images that work visually, but don’t yet make sense to me – until something changes that. Literature is often the medium that helps me make sense of these images. Almost like a reverse reference, I first make the work and then find references at the end of the process.