"I submit that the real reason we criticized and disliked Lynch’s Laura’s muddy bothness is that it required of us an empathetic confrontation with the exact same muddy bothness in ourselves and our intimates that makes the real world of moral selves so tense and uncomfortable, a bothness we go to the movies to get a couple hours’ fucking relief from."
—David Foster Wallace, A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again
“Trace is a manmade interpretation of geological phenomena / strata. It is comprised of surplus materials from plaster casts and sculptures collected over time. A trace of other peoples work existing in the piece, echoing the trace of man in the universe.”