“One of the most intriguing was this woman Jemima Wilkinson, who called herself the Publick Universal Friend. Without saying it, she represented herself as the reincarnation of Jesus. One day she died, and her number-two guy hid that fact from her followers, since she was supposed to be immortal. Eventually the thing fell apart. I found out more recently that they were located within a 10-minute walk of my grandfather’s cottage on the Finger Lakes. I was really enchanted by the idea that you could make up a religion, like Mormonism or Scientology.”
In 2013 nam hij deel aan de Onderzeebootloods van Boijmans, op het moment heeft hij grote een solo in het New Museum (t/m a.s.).
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