Production still from "Trenton Doyle Hancock: 'The Former and the Ladder or Ascension and a Cinchin''" (2013)

"I'm always going out and gathering different kinds of textures and materials to keep things from being so stagnant or inbred. That work has probably fifteen years worth of collage material in it."
—Trenton Doyle Hancock

WATCH: Trenton Doyle Hancock: "The Former and the Ladder or Ascension and a Cinchin'"