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.