"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."
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