Memory Is

hilton als’ advice for artists.

Hilton Als Photo by Thea GoldbergHilton Als. Photo: Thea Goldberg.

Memory is your greatest ally and your primary source material, because memory is your body as it was in the world and the world as it was and will be; memory is the people you have loved or wanted to love in the world, and what are we if not bodies filled with reminiscences about all those ghosts in the sunlight?

Hilton Als, “Ghosts in the Sunlight,” New York Review of Books

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