Je Suis Sam Cannon

Occupation: Artist / Director Instagram: @samcannon

Where were you born? In South Carolina.

Where do you live now?

Going on 3 years in New York City.

In one sentence what is unique about your work?

Most of my videos exist as loops that do not have a start or end point, but move forward indefinitely.

Why do you do what you do?

Most people have things they do for money, things they do for fun, because they bring them great joy, because they give them purpose, because they provide healing. I’m very lucky in that my art has been able to satisfy all of those needs.

What inspires you?

Artists who cannot be easily labeled or associated with a single medium.

Describe your personal style.

How many days in a row can I wear this before someone notices?

Your ultimate must-have.

Audrey Hepburn’s Funny Face ensemble.

What superpower would you have and why?

Teleportation: so that I could continue to travel without ever having to set foot in another airport.

What is next for you?

I am currently halfway through a residency at Mana Contemporary, working towards a big exhibition in January.

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