"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."
From "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 6 (2012)
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Marina Abramović, an artist who draws upon her upbringing in Communist Yugoslavia and offers insights into her artistic vision via her personal manifesto, appears in a new video piece created in collaboration with video artist Charles Atlas. This segment marks the first time in Art21's history that the artist profile itself is an original work of art.