30/03/2015

Marina Abramovic Quotes

ALL MY RESPECT.

"We are used to cleaning the outside house, but the most important house to clean is yourself - your own house - which we never do."

"Time is an illusion. Time only exists when we think about the past and the future. Time doesn't exist in the present here and now."

"We always project into the future or reflect in the past, but we are so little in the present."


"I am only interested in the ideas that become obsessive and make me feel uneasy. The ideas that I'm afraid of."


"It's very important that young artists push boundaries, because sometimes you have this urge to do something - like the impulsive and dangerous urges I had as a child - and if you don't follow through with it you might miss out on a developmental experience."


"Today, our attention is less than the television advertisement. We're looking at six or seven problems constantly. We're living in the disturbed societies of cities. I think modern technology is one of the worst things human beings have invented."


"If you're a baker, making bread, you're a baker. If you make the best bread in the world, you're not an artist, but if you bake the bread in the gallery, you're an artist. So the context makes the difference."


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