Simone Kearney was born in Dublin, Ireland, and grew up there until moving to the United States as a teenager. Moving countries foregrounded the spaces in-between, acts of navigation. The friction of what might not quite align promulgates kinds of foam.
I live in New York City, make work in my studio and in my bed, walk, teach, collaborate, act in my friend’s plays sometimes, make visual translations or write poems in response to their work. I’m currently reading Etel Adnan, Jorge Luis Borges, Clarice Lispector, and thinking about the relationship between enigmas and volume. Can an enigma sag?