I'd like to show you some ideas for projects I've had which I've thought about a lot. Each has a detailed calendar and Trello board with stages of production and budgets and space to document my feelings. I'm looking forward to sharing them with my friends because I'm sure it'll draw us closer together as artists. I really want to earn their respect.
- An illustrated chapbook with a line-by-line accounting of emails I'll read 13 times to make sure I've actively interpreted every word in the worst possible way. The goal is to fully understand that the person hates me, I hate me, I couldn't possibly be more of an arrogant nuisance, and that they're never going to talk to me again. If good art comes from suffering you've got to be a great artist to be able interpret "I really appreciate your help!" as a personal attack on your character.
- Taking photos of small collections of mundane things I find around the house to highlight how modern consumerism is going to destroy humanity. I'll be using my phone, a $270 Samsung Galaxy filled with frightening minerals no person should go near, and my unsteady hands will add an arty blur to the photo no filter can rival. I'll post these to Instagram (please turn on notifications; good art is, after all, jarring) with bot attention-grabbing hashtags like #getfollowershere and #giveaway and #freeiPad and #KimK. Please heart each picture because the stats could get me a brand-sponsored post gig and who doesn't like free stuff?
- Reading a book I've had on my shelf for 10 years but never read. I'm going to video-record me reading thoughtfully and silently in a 2 hour performance piece I'm going to use for grant applications. I'll use the grant to upgrade my video editing software, I think. The one that comes with Windows really isn't that good.
- How many times can I move this empty cardboard box around the room before I figure out that I can just recycle the damn thing: an experience in existential angst in time and space.
As you can see, I'm really going to have my hands full for some time. Apologies if you don't hear from me for a while. If you do need to contact me, please leave a comment on one of my Instagram photos because any traffic there will help me move up in the algorithm.