"The status of the artist has risen a lot, but the salaries are the same. Therefore, I think there’s a problem. It’s the worst time period ever to be an artist. The worst time! It’s the worst because whenever there are economic problems, they always pull resources from culture. "
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"Many people in flamenco are critical of younger artists because they lack artistic personality. Why is this and what can artists do to develop it?"
"This is an intellectual music. We’re talking about something that people spend years and years studying. There’s nothing natural about this."
"I don’t want to be pretty. I don’t want to look pretty, and I don’t want to pretend that I’m pretty. I don’t want to move pretty or get a result from my pretty movement or my pretty look."
"There have been many stereotypes surrounding flamenco for a long time. If you could kill off one of these stereotypes, which would it be? Which is the most destructive?"