I believe in empty spaces; they're the most wonderful thing.
Ruins, for me, are the beginning. With the debris, you can construct new ideas. They are symbols of a beginning.
Life is an illusion. I am held together in the nothingness by art.
History is formed by the people, those who have power and those without power. Each one of us makes history.
Because of my Calvinistic upbringing, I was trained to think that what you do has to have a purpose.
I was interested in transcendence from a very early age. I was interested in what was over there, what was behind life. So when I had my first communion I was very disappointed. I had expected something amazing and surprising and spiritual. Instead all I got was a bicycle. That wasn't what I was after at all.