I have been making copies of copies of original images based on copies for many years now, and sometimes I forget which is the first, the second, the third and so on in the chain of versions. Inevitably I become unsure as to which is the unique original version of the image that starts any particular, indefinitely continuing body of work. Each project is interrupted only by a factor that dictates an arbitrary pause — a deadline, an exhibition, a vacation — until I can take it up again. In this way the work develops anachronically (resisting fixed time), and recursively (developing serially and systematically). The collective paintings and drawings are installed as a single work, a hesitation in an ongoing process.
Lynn Price is a visual artist living and working in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada.