Interview Pippa Garner

“I own my brain, I own my biceps, my knees, my toes”
 Pippa Garner modeling works from her series “Shirt Storm”, 2017

"I made my first pedal car with a gas lawnmower engine when I was ten. I became fascinated by automobiles because they had distinct faces. They still have faces, but at that time they smiled, they frowned, they all had expressions. As a small child, if we were driving and saw a bad accident, there might be people bleeding in the street but if I saw the smashed up face of the car, I’d start crying. That’s a childlike start of seeing consumerism as a strange entity with a life of its own..."

 

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