How did you get into debt?
Paying day to day life using revolving credit card balance.
How does your economic reality effect your art?
Always living in crisis had lead me to now know how to work under what would be perceived as regular or traditional means of production. I have embraced the crisis. I am the crisis. Under-development more than a way of living or a short-coming is simply who we are, what we become over the years. This and other experienes has made me very aware of the wealth in the indigenous people's ways of being and living. They are the muses that keeps me going day today. From the very beginning they understood that finance is a weapon of the European invader and colonizer. They are the avant garde. I try to learn from them.
Would your work look different if you weren't in debt?:
If I wasn't in debt I would spend more time creating narratives with ideas than by running numbers. I do that all the time as I try to motivate myself in jobs that I don't care about, but which remind me of the market-value society has allocated me in our neoliberal world. So yes, my work would be radically different. I would be devoted full time to engage myself in possible worlds. But even with debt, I like to think that I can't be totally stopped. That there are still ways to trick the financial warfare of rigged dice. And that is something that for good or bad has shaped my artwork. But the time to drop-out of the temporary rat-race better be near.