||MONUMENT TO THE HOPEFUL FISHERMAN
Are they biting?, Performance, Sofia, Bulgaria, March 2009
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To make art in Sofia I am looking for the spaces between spaces. I am trying to figure out the potential, the possibilities. I am searching for the margins of the built environment for the places not yet resolved. Those spaces are alive with possibility. Can you catch fish in a puddle in Sofia? No, but you can catch lots of smiles, greetings and the proverbial (Culve li?), Are they biting? What are you getting? Som - (catfish). They are bottom feeders - opportunists. Just like so many have to be. It is a fruitless activity, but somehow full of hope. Yes. They are biting. The opportunities to be inspired, to figure it out, to create are everywhere in Bulgaria.