"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
"We just invent fiction and we give ourselves the real means to discover it. So I take a boat and I cross the Drake Passage, we hit a storm, and we are stuck in the ice. We travel for a month through frozen Antarctica to find this territory and this creature. It’s just a process of finding something and bringing it to light. The important thing is the movement. It’s not so much what you find as whether the movement exposes something. On the boat there are many artists whom I asked to come along. So it’s a collective expedition toward elsewhere. And once everybody comes back from this collective experience, each person does something with the experience."
- Pierre Huyghe