Many of my themes involve uncertainty and unknowing. And art, betrayal, murder, war and love are a fine mix for a tale. After many conversations with bill bissett, these themes became pliable and workable. My ideas for Prisms needed more than words, so cartoons, ads and illustrations were used liberally. The book is a satire of sorts, a fiction of an élitist society that both worships and politicizes the highest aspiration of their culture — Arte. A repressive culture, that worships stability, yet finds only revolution. It wonders as well, about how thought intangible mobilizes word or pigment or chisel – enabling us to experience Arte.