It was very early on a hot summer’s morning and I heard the sound of a sewing
machine. I wasn’t sure if I really heard it or if the noise was just in my head.
Was it in my mind or was it real? And then I woke up. Someone was sawing
wood in the backyard. Spinning on your own axis can make you tired.
This is a restless story. It’s a story about the individual. To make a self-portrait
is a way of engaging with other portraits. The individual’s thoughts can also be
universal: A person’s interior world can be at odds with their external reality.