Photos by WILLIAMS + HIRAKAWA
I’d gone to several supermarket bakeries looking for the right pillow-like cake to sleep on. I stood and stared and got down and looked at the cakes from the side, in the case, trying to imagine how they would photograph with my head on them. One bakery woman with bad teeth said I could sample any of them.
I said no I wouldn’t be eating it.
She said, “Oh, for someone else?”
I said, “No. I’m going to be sleeping on it, like a pillow.”
She said, “Why don’t you just use a pillow.”
I said, “Because a pillow is not a cake.”