"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
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.