"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."
"When we look at a person we look at the face not the feet—and probably we’re looking at the person’s eyes. But if you make that option unavailable and you want to look at something, the next interesting thing might be handshaking or who knows what. But you’ve jostled the picking order."