Excerpt from Nikki Grattan and Klea McKenna, In the Make: Hughen/Starkweather
They talked at length about the rewards of the extensive research they did for this project— the history, the stories, the politics, and the technical and practical realities they uncovered that gave them an acute and layered understanding of their subject matter. But it wasn’t just the actual, tangible knowledge accrued that Amanda and Jennifer seemed thrilled about, instead they were most inspired by the nitty-gritty, sometimes slow, but always steady process of learning. Both are prompted by a spirit of inquiry and a desire to bring dimension to aspects of ordinary life that are often overlooked; the work they make together is a meeting point where ideas that originate from different directions travel towards each other, cross paths, and come together to interact and interchange.
Read the full interview here.