Casey Robbins – a) I write a lot of love notes b) Email Room c) Joymail and other
typos and d) Sundial Room
November 17, 2019 to Next Exhibition
What absences enable communication to be potent? Can there be utility in an
intention toward humiliation? What is a productive dynamic between suppression
of will and the capacity to deter habitual mind frames?
Over the years I have written emails with compulsion and obsession. Writing
emails is probably my favorite activity. Frequently I write them in states with
diminished inhibition. Many mornings I wake with an embarrassment or regret that
lingers through the daylight. Maybe the tone had been too angry and violent;
sometimes, too loving.
But more than not it’s the only way I am able to say what I haven’t been able to say,
and I value honest communication.
Here are all of my sent emails from a formative three-year period of my life. I have
crossed out mant of the names and the intimate moments regarding the details of
those other than myself. Side-note: Photo Booth is not something from which I have
Casey Robbins (b. 1989, USA) lives and works in New York.