Video Interview With June 2013 Goetemann Artist in Residence : Allison Hornak
Allison Hornak speaks about her Goeteman Residency On Rocky Neck. Check out her website to learn more about her work and her vision
Painting and building are my practice. I have devotion toward material, and I am as devoted to aerosol paints as I am to mud. All material is flesh and connotes promiscuously within society and nature. Then there is the problem of the impulse to order. As an artist I need to still stuff. Each piece acts as a halt—a submission, as a person, to the need to resist chaos. What chaos? Every artwork, every mark: a deceleration. Every one a breaking. Since, still, at the end of the day, at a turn, rupture is in the lull. This is my protest. I (am) matter too.