"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."
SHORT: Jessica Stockholder: "Vortex in the Play of Theater with Real Passion: In Memory of Kay Stockholder"
From the series, "Exclusive"
At her home in New Haven, Jessica Stockholder discusses the inspiration for "Vortex in the Play of Theater with Real Passion: In Memory of Kay Stockholder" (2000) at the Kunstmuseum St. Gallen in Switzerland. A temporary site-specific installation, the materials for the project include Duplo, work site construction containers, and elements from a theatrical stage.
Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: Susan Sollins. Camera: Mead Hunt. Sound: Merce Williams. Editor: Jenny Chiurco. Artwork Courtesy: Jessica Stockholder