TRAILER: Season 10 of Art in the Twenty-First Century (2020)
Trailer for Season 10 (2020) of the Peabody Award-winning "Art in the Twenty-First Century" television series. Twelve artists and one collective are presented across three episodes, charting artmaking in London, Beijing, and regions around the United States-Mexico border.
Here we go. Lights up.
RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER: We set up a megaphone
that converted people's voices into light.
PHYLLIDA BARLOW: I started using fiberglass and resin.
CHRISTIAN MARCLAY: I was experimenting with records,
LEKHA HILEMAN: They suspended a microphone over the earth.
TANYA AGUIÑIGA: I wanted to make a piece that would
force my body to deal with the border.
RICHARD MISRACH: My mind just took off.
RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER: I love when you have a preestablished notion
of what you're going to see
and it's wrong.
RICHARD MISRACH: Until you go see this place yourself,
you have no idea what's really going on there.
PHYLLIDA BARLOW: There's a method in the madness.
JOHN AKOMFRAH: You have to find another way of
coming at the thing you love.
GUAN XIAO: You're always asking yourself,
"Am I allowed to do it this way?"
ANISH KAPOOR: As artists, we conduct our educations in public.
You can never know whether it's going to be a success.
One just has to risk it.
CRISTOÓBAL MARTIÍNEZ: Here's our lens.
Tell us what you think.