"Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide."
"I’m embarrassed to say this, but I’ll say it. I’ve had a really hard time finding work, so I’ve been living with my grandmother. And she’s told me recently that she doesn’t have the money to feed me. So I’ve been eating at my friend’s house. I go over there, and I’m too embarrassed to ask for anything, but his dad always insists. He says: ‘Why aren’t you eating? Please, eat!’ This has really caused my idea of ‘family’ to widen. I’ve learned that your family can be anyone."
(Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)
"Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind."
"You wear strength so well, I forget that you have to take it off at the end of the day; still feeling the marks that it leaves on your soul."
between this and the rusted root dancing I don’t know how I’m alive.
Aggressively rocking out to Cotton Eye Joe = funniest thing ever.