"For us, the idea of having a work that has contradictions is very important—when, in affirming something, it includes itself and attacks itself. How can you put together all of these things that have nothing to do with each other? You use glue! Glue can be an idea, a word. You can use an ideological glue."
"If you're making a dance and you know it's going to be performed on a stage, you know the space. You know it's usually a rectangle. But there's no point in working that way if you're working for a camera unless the choreography already exists...That's the way a lot of television works. They look at something, and they say, 'Oh, that's a masterpiece. Let's make a television version of that" or any kind of art. It may be a practical way to work, but it results in a certain kind of work. So I wanted to do new work for television. But I would create the work."
- Charles Atlas