"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
From the series, "Exclusive"
Anne McIlleron, William Kentridge's studio manager, discusses the artist's working method and penchant for collaboration. Featuring behind-the-scenes moments from the artist's studio in Johannesburg, South Africa; a performance of "I am not me, the horse is not mine" (2008) at the 16th Biennale of Sydney, Australia; and rehearsals for Kentridge's production of "The Nose" (2010) at The Metropolitan Opera, New York.
Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: Susan Sollins. Camera: Philipe Charlut, Robert Elfstrom & Joel Shapiro. Sound: Ray Day, Patrick Mullins & Roger Phenix. Editor: Mary Ann Toman. Artwork Courtesy: William Kentridge. Special Thanks: Anne McIlleron, The Biennale of Sydney & The Metropolitan Opera, New York. © 2010 Art21, Inc.