Life doesn’t just happen it’s constructed through the history of power. And that’s something I am interested in and so is the art world: a world that’s trying to engage socially, with a leftist slant, to work out how we got here.
I’m really interested in modern history, but to fulfill a History degree at Brown you have to do modern and pre-modern.
In human history, the desire for revenge and the desire for loot have often been closely associated.
I think sometimes I guess you see records, say you want to get there and use that as motivation. In a way, it’s kind of cool if there is a possibility to rewrite history and be up there with the greats of Olympic history.