IMG_6904“I came across the word freikörperkultur while living in southwestern Germany. Ever since I have pondered and embraced the literal meaning of freedom in body and culture. The notion of free body culture embodies much more than our English equivalent nudism which denotes to a need for censorship, and describes a state of condition of the body, rather than the behavior or existence of said body. As an artist, I am determined to create in the places that our words fall short.”