Miriam Sagan- Do you find a relationship between creating art/writing and the human body? Or between your artistic process and your body?
Mateo Galvano- ...Much of the content of my work as a visual artist and writer refers to the idea of gesture. Writing uses metaphor, which points to the emotional body and engages the senses. Abstract gestures of brush and paint capture the movement of my body as I make marks... These traces also capture the movement of ghosts and loved ones lost or desired in one way or another. Consistently portrayed in my work is a longing for some elusive element that is not easy to name....
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