The monster of painting absorbs you with lighting speed; 
the great, embracing and possessive mother of painting. 
Even street art is roped in- for the better or for worse.
 And in there you will meet all the others, 
all the other artists that you thought you rebelled against. 
You will meet all the old cousins, all the old arseholes and ghosts. 
It’s a scary place, and its here you should be. 
You will end up as a diehard if you try to stay on the periphery. 
The challenge is to be in the centre where the others are sitting.

Tal R, interviewed in Politiken, 1 September 2007

Yasmine Robinson