because I’m putting most of what I’ve done in chronological order. It’s more like a visual bio. Were you more interested in documenting and organizing your work or in controlling its “online message”? I think my primary interest was in presenting the depth of my work and in documenting and organizing. Controlling the online message would be tantamount to controlling all the works that I let out of my studio, which I’ve already done through years of editing. About how much time do you spend thinking about the site? How much time working on it? That part is pretty organic: As I make new works and new projects and participate in exhibitions, we just naturally include them. When you came to exhibit-E what did you tell them you were looking for in a website? I didn’t exactly say it, but I was thinking about the K.I.S.S. acronym: keep it simple, stupid. And of course it had to be great to look at. exhibit-E had developed my husband’s website and I was really jealous of the design, so I told Dan and his team to make mine even better ! View more at www.lauriesimmons.net
pictured on page 36: Laurie Simmons, The Love Doll/Day 11 (Yellow), 2010, Fuji Matte print, 70 x 47 inches (177.8 x 119.4 cm), Edition of 5.
The Art World and the World Wide Web. Essays, Interviews and Case Studies.