"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
From the series, "Exclusive"
Eleanor Antin reveals the process behind her photographic series "Helen's Odyssey" (2007), in particular the work "The Tourists" (2007) which recasts the destruction of Troy in the southern California desert.
Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Camera & Sound: Larissa Nikola-Lisa. Additional Footage: Daniel Martinico. Editor: Jennifer Chiurco. Artwork courtesy: Eleanor Antin. Thanks: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.