Sam Moyer: Interview

Sam Moyer, From California, 2014, stone, ink on canvas mounted to mdf panel, 50.
Sam Moyer, From California, 2014, stone, ink on canvas mounted to mdf panel, 50.75 x 55.5 x .75 inches (courtesy of the artist and Rachel Uffner Gallery)

Alex Bacon interviews artist Sam Moyer on the occasion of her show More Weight at Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, on view through June 22, 2014.

Moyer comments: " 'Actually I’m not,' [a process-based artist] because when I make my work I’m not thinking about how I want everyone to visualize me in my overalls dying this fabric outside. It’s not about that. When I hang the piece on the wall I’m not trying to get you to imagine me making it. I’m really trying to make the piece on the wall provide a surface that’s subjective, that you can bring your own stuff to... The action behind my work is referential to printmaking and photography, and that helps to see there is a process to it, but it’s not about my performance of the process..."