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 Maurice BLOK, Lahti
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 Peter DOBILL, New York
 Jessica HIGGINS, New York
 Erik HOKANSSON, New York
 Johanna HOUSEHOLDER, Toronto
 Erika KNERR, New York
 Magnus Logi KRISTINSSON, Helsinki
 Denis LUZURIAGA, New York
 Rita MARHAUG, Bergen
 Jill McDERMID, USA
 Mari NOVOTNY-JONES, Boston
 Denis ROMANOVSKI, Stockholm
 Peter ROSVIK, Vaasa
 Birgit SALLING HANSEN, Copenhagen
 Tony SCHWENSEN, Boston
 Jörgen SVENSSON, Gothenburg
 Joshua SELMAN, New York
 Kjetil SKOEIEN, Oslo
 Tomasz SZRAMA, Helsinki


Erik Hokansson, USA

 

Lives and works in New York City.

The most common, stable, and reliable states of the universe are the qualities of darkness and cold. 
We live in a very unusual condition of relative warmth and light. 
  We are living here (earth) -humans, spiders, grass, fish, carrots, bacteria, mice, viruses. We are all related. We need to eat each other. It's the price of peace, beauty, security, humor, love, and hope. Our bodies, like those of all other organisms here, are communities of cells working together essentially for their own preservation. 
We will all become food for something someday. The sun will make our place food for itself someday. I don't know what will eat the sun. Then it will likely become cold and dark.
I take comfort in this. I like natural states.

Erik Hokansson


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Erik Hokansson. Grace Exhibition Space. 2009