"We only move into the 21st century on the foundation of things that have been established long, long ago."
You see them at one point working clay. He's got that right under her as he's working&mdashit's like a weapon. She's there as kind of a sleeping nude. She's waiting to erupt into an artwork, essentially. And she's just waiting to start her life. Waiting for a man to tell her when she can begin.
Watch the related video, Eleanor Antin: "Helen's Odyssey"