“I think that’s what everyone has in their imagination about the space; those kinds of ideas, even though they have positive connotations, complicate it when you’re a person coming from a marginalized community. In the back of your mind, you’re repeating the idea that this space is not designed for you. You have to have the balance, you can’t be so strong that you can’t shift. Artists have to be mutable to really be strong, you have to be able to change and evolve. You know, there’s this kind of Stockholm thing that happens when you’re in grad school, this really weird…it’s kind of removed from a normal lifestyle, so removed that everyone that’s in that environment is important, magnified, their opinions are magnified, all your emotional things are magnified in that environment. And then all the people who are given power within that context, it’s really magnified. The way in which you’re absorbing that information, it doesn’t translate into reality. But that can be kind of strange. I got a lot out of that experience.”

“I think that’s what everyone has in their imagination about the space; those kinds of ideas, even though they have positive connotations, complicate it when you’re a person coming from a marginalized community. In the back of your mind, you’re repeating the idea that this space is not designed for you. You have to have the balance, you can’t be so strong that you can’t shift. Artists have to be mutable to really be strong, you have to be able to change and evolve. You know, there’s this kind of Stockholm thing that happens when you’re in grad school, this really weird…it’s kind of removed from a normal lifestyle, so removed that everyone that’s in that environment is important, magnified, their opinions are magnified, all your emotional things are magnified in that environment. And then all the people who are given power within that context, it’s really magnified. The way in which you’re absorbing that information, it doesn’t translate into reality. But that can be kind of strange. I got a lot out of that experience.”

Robert Mitchell“I think that’s what everyone has in their imagination about the space; those kinds of ideas, even though they have positive connotations, complicate it when you’re a person coming from a marginalized community. In the back of your mind, you’re repeating the idea that this space is not designed for you. You have to have the balance, you can’t be so strong that you can’t shift. Artists have to be mut

Robert Mitchell“I think that’s what everyone has in their imagination about the space; those kinds of ideas, even though they have positive connotations, complicate it when you’re a person coming from a marginalized community. In the back of your mind, you’re repeating the idea that this space is not designed for you. You have to have the balance, you can’t be so strong that you can’t shift. Artists have to be mut

“I think that’s what everyone has in their imagination about the space; those kinds of ideas, even though they have positive connotations, complicate it when you’re a person coming from a marginalized community. In the back of your mind, you’re repeating the rtant, magnified, their opinions are magnified, all your emotional things are magnified in that environment. And then all the people who are given power within that context, it’s really magnified. The way in which you’re absorbing that information, it doesn’t translate into reality. But that can be kind of strange. I got a lot out of that experience.”

“I think that’s what everyone has in their imagination about the space; those kinds of ideas, even though they have positive connotations, complicate it when you’re a person coming from a marginalized community. In the back of your mind, you’re repeating the rtant, magnified, their opinions are magnified, all your emotional things are magnified in that environment. And then all the people who are given power within that context, it’s really magnified. The way in which you’re absorbing that information, it doesn’t translate into reality. But that can be kind of strange. I got a lot out of that experience.”