"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"We know in the Third World that rationality does not fix every problem. In the Third World we see things in a different way. You have to make your life out of chaos. You have to organize your life out of disorder. It’s a vain attempt to make sense (and I want to emphasize the word vain)."