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Question 16: Do you think an artist has a specific role to play in society? If so, what is it?


I think I kind of answered with certain examples. But I think we have to generate things. Particularly in a small environment, as I said, if we don’t want to move to a big city. In a small environment, you have to be not only an artist but also promote your work, take care of sales, distribution. It’s an inherent part of life as an artist in an isolated place, where there aren’t really any art critics, where there aren’t really any art dealers. So we have to be dealers, creators, etc.