"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."
"We’re at a moment in time when we have a great test ahead of us in terms of our relationship to the natural world. If we pass the test we get to keep the planet, but I don’t really see us doing a very good job of that right now. So my work isn’t really a crib note for that test; it’s not really the answers. It’s more like a notice of a bill past due, a kind of a grim perspective, because I really see the outlook as reasonably grim."
- Mark Dion