What are you working on?
My current work is politically oriented. It is a response to our involvement in Iraq. I want to draw attention to the collective anxiety that is a result of a war being fought at a great distance with unclear motives and no resolution in sight.
What are you really excited about right now?
I'm excited about getting my work off the wall and allowing it to become more sculptural.
I often self-censor and talk myself out of ideas before I even try them. I'm getting better at quieting the conversations in my head and just moving forward and making the work.
The overall view of Joan's Studio: