How could I represent human consciousness as I had been abstracting from nature? It seemed like I was looking for--human-nature! All my life, in my artwork, I’ve in some way included “line”. I had tried to use my own signature as the beginning of an artwork. I’ve come to think of how we write our names, signatures, handwriting--as an emblem of consciousness. In November 2011, I did a series of drawings signatures of artists and colleagues—using their first and last initials (including a few in Chinese).