statement: I love/hate the process of creating (idea + thought + time + rethought x medium + execution + re-execution x self-doubt + fear + hard work + frustration = process of creating). I like ideas that make the viewer pause. This image is part of a series called "Studies for the New Slavery." In this series I question our culture: Does buying something really make you happy? Are we indentured slaves to what we own? See the entire collection at the Flying M Coffeehouse, Boise, through November or at mikelanda.com.