"Often when you're in the process of realizing an image, it's going somewhere else. If that tangent starts going off in a place that feels more exciting, that's what I go with."
Production still from "Trenton Doyle Hancock: 'The Former and the Ladder or Ascension and a Cinchin''" (2013)
"With this work, I wanted it to keep that idea of torture. This character is in a predicament that doesn't seem comfortable; but, I wanted to give him some sort of agency that maybe he can get out of it—or he's on his way out."
—Trenton Doyle Hancock