… framing a void studded with paint stains and dust on the negative… alchemy in the surprise of failures… chance in the emulsified meanders of powder and watery secretions stirred up with a brush… this is beyond aesthetics, it’s an ethical position, difficult to hold, but one that Nadine Monnin pursues without concession. Take it or leave it, there’s never any pretense, no plastic effects, no emphasis on image. Always the tightest, the most modest. So, let’s go for the worst. That’s our truth.