"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."
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.