"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."
"THE DAY I PERSUADED TWO BROTHERS TO TURN THEIR BACKYARD INTO A MUD POOL," front page (2004)
"That’s what we try to do as artists. We try to push something to the point of breakage but stop just before. Sometimes we fail- we break the thing, we’ve gone too far. It’s important to learn where that breakage point is in order to set the parameters of what’s possible. Once you know your parameters, you know what to play with."
- Oliver Herring