"You know, art can be something which can really disempower people, or it can be a vehicle which can empower people."
From the series, "Exclusive"
Filmed in 2012 at Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory, artist Ann Hamilton discusses her installation the event of a thread, which occupied the Armory’s cavernous drill hall. Hamilton, whose artwork often deals with the connection between text and textiles, was present at the Armory every day during the installation’s one-month run. During that time she was able to witness the various ways visitors chose to engage with the different though interconnected elements of the artwork.
CREDITS: Producer: Ian Forster. Consulting Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: Ian Forster. Camera: Stephanie Andreou, Ian Forster & Nick Ravich. Sound: Stephanie Andreou. Editor: Morgan Riles. Artwork Courtesy: Ann Hamilton. Special Thanks: Park Avenue Armory.