"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"In the early videotapes it’s just me as the artist making something very minimal, just using whatever was in the room, the architecture, the doors. Most of the tapes were very static—one action repeated over and over, or task-oriented. The performances and videos evolved through the ’70s. I went from being a male dressing as a female to covering my head with tape and butter. And then I start using wigs and costumes."