New York is inside Rodney’s House

Place: CAVE Gallery
Time: 04 June 2005
Material: “used” diapers, sanitary napkins, charcoal, photos, acrylic paint, fish net.


Not the same magnificent metropolis as I saw in my last two flashing trips,  the New York through my arts residency is entirely inside the modest home of Rodney Dickson, an artist based in Brooklyn. Here I experience perhaps a true New York life. In my eyes, New York was no more a place of imposing skyscrapers, busy streets and crowded squares that sometimes make foreigners feel lost, but a tiny cozy place that is familiar. Here I discovered real materials from my everyday life. It was the life of a young mom dedicating herself to her first-born baby and breathing the pure air of the artist’s life…