"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."
From "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 6 (2012)
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Artist Mary Reid Kelley invites family members to perform with her in elaborate costumes and punning verse to create her new video "The Syphilis of Sisyphus" (2011) based upon her witty, feminist interpretation of aspects of the French Enlightenment.