The material should be filtered through you rather than your filtering yourself through the material. Self-expression is a natural by-product of your work, because you are doing it. If the purpose of the project is to express yourself, there is a danger there will be no surprises.
Corita Kent: for the oak (1971), serigraphy
TRANSCRIBED TEXT: the press of my foot to the earth springs a hundred affections Whitman: “Leaves of Grass”