"For us, the idea of having a work that has contradictions is very important—when, in affirming something, it includes itself and attacks itself. How can you put together all of these things that have nothing to do with each other? You use glue! Glue can be an idea, a word. You can use an ideological glue."
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January 18, 2012
In this preview from the "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 6 episode, "Change," artist El Anatsui discusses the use of bottle caps in his work, drawing connections with European trade across three continents.