"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."
"During the ’60s I’d seen the Living Theater live. And of course during the Vietnam protests and political demonstrations there were all kinds of theater. I was aware of Artaud and Genet and some of Beckett’s work. I was aware of the Happenings, but I’d never really seen any of it."