"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 the series, "Exclusive"
Matthew Ritchie discusses the apocalyptic themes in his videos "The Iron City" (2007) and "Raphael" (2007), featured in his upcoming exhibition "The Morning Line" (2008) for the 3rd Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Seville. "The Morning Line" was on view October 2, 2008–January 11, 2009 at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo in Seville, Spain.
Producer: Eve Moros Ortega and Nick Ravich. Camera: Joel Shapiro. Sound: Judy Karp. Editor: Jenny Chiruco. Artwork Courtesy: Matthew Ritchie and Aranda/Lasch. Thanks: Benjamin Aranda.