"I started to notice that it wasn’t that I was getting more balanced, but that I was getting more comfortable with being out of balance. Rather than getting nervous and over compensating, I could just compensate enough and I thought, ‘I wish I could do that in my life.’"
—Janine Antoni on learning how to walk a tightrope
Today’s “100 Artists” featured artist is Janine Antoni. Seen here is the artist practicing tightrope walking in preparation for her video work, Touch (2002).
This scene is featured in the episode Loss & Desire from Season 2 of Art in the Twenty-First Century.