Sheila Heti started a project in 1999, asking artists questions about their artistic process. She has now resurrected the project for the year 2011 and asks anyone who makes things to please contribute their honest thoughts. That includes you! Here are my answers.
Fiction, sometimes poetry
I drink too much coffee and then extrapolate from absurd moments I’ve experienced to try to make something that’s unsettling and universal.
How shoegaze sounds, like My Bloody Valentine or the Jesus and Mary Chain. Kind of distorted and noisy and layered and atmospheric but also with a beautiful melody. Somewhat counter to this approach, I’m also trying to bring the pun back into high art.