"You have to differentiate between memories. Are you going to them or are they coming to you. If you are going to them, you are wasting time. Nostalgia is not productive. If they come to you, they are seed for sculpture."
Painted as part of the first Bedford Creative Arts mini-commission, the painting depicts me after waking up from facial surgery that followed an unprovoked attack in the street by two youths with a knuckleduster in 2009.