"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"
Pierre Huyghe discusses "Anlee," a Japanese manga character whose copyrights he purchased and loans out to other artists. The character has appeared in Huyghe's videos, "One Million Kingdoms" (2001) and "Two Minutes Out of Time" (2000), part of the collaborative project "No Ghost Just a Shell" (1999–2003) with Philippe Parreno.
Producer: Susan Sollins, Charles Atlas & Nick Ravich. Camera: Martial Barrault. Sound: Gilles Metivier. Editor: Mark Sutton. Artwork courtesy: Pierre Huyghe. Thanks: Marian Goodman Gallery.