"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."
"It looks like a kind of ancient Oriental armor. The first sculpture was covered with three thousand military dog tags. From a distance the dog tags look like fish scales. The shape of that jacket was not something that I invented. I used the U.S. military jacket liner and just put the dog tags on the top of it. So I used all contemporary materials but they ended up looking like ancient ones."
- Do Ho Suh