who are you? I am a visual artist, whose work often is not very visual. I work mainly with language and objects. what do you teach in Maa? Previously my courses have dealt with artists publications. Now I am planning to make a course that focuses on writing, poetry, objects and exhibition making. what is the role of an artist in today’s world? For example, to be a counterforce to the oppressive forces which want to narrow the ideas of what it means to be a human and what is meaningful existence. what is best/most interesting/loveliest little thing about teaching in Maa? Small size. Non-bureaucratic and humane way of operating. Freedom.