I use my image or my body in a lot of the work as a jumping-off point. But usually the end result is so abstracted that I don’t really feel so identified with it any longer. It’s not about my identity. . . it’s about our identity and our experiences within our bodies, and our bodies’ relationship to the external world.
Tim Hawkinson, in “Time,” season 2 of ART21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, PBS, New York, filmed 2003, video, 13:14 minutes, available at art21.org/watch/art-in-the-twenty-first-century/s2/tim-hawkinson-in-time-segment.