'Hello, I'm Salvatore of Lucan and I am 28 years old now. 'Dead Present' is a show which starts on the left with me in work and goes right across to me as a blemmyae. There's me in the pub too and then me eating a takeaway afterwards. Then me dead under a pot of flowers and also a still life of some dead flowers. After that there's a family portrait before the painting of the blemmyae. The show takes its name from the painting of the dead flowers as they were a gift and are now dead. You may notice I am dead present in the work too. There is a stained glass window of me getting sick and that's it. Questions you may not ask me include, Why do you paint yourself all the time? and Where are you from?'