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Antony Gormley in conversation with Diana Campbell

Filmed at the Art & History Museum, Brussels on occasion of the exhibition BODY FIELD

On the occasion of BODY FIELD (2022), Antony Gormley is interviewed by Diana Campbell at the Art & History Museum in Brussels.

“I think in many ways the way that we look belongs to the world, not to us. We live on the other side of appearance. And I think that's what I made my work to be about, trying to talk about what it feels like to dwell in that bit of the material world that we all dwell in which is on loan to us from the systems of exchange that surround us in an unfolding world. You might think that that’s a very strange thing to make a sculpture about, but that what’s my work is.” — Antony Gormley

Diana Campbell Betancourt (Los Angeles, 1984) is a Princeton educated American curator who has been working in South and Southeast Asia since 2010, primarily in India, Bangladesh, and the Philippines. Since 2013, she has served as the Founding Artistic Director of Dhaka-based Samdani Art Foundation, Bangladesh and Chief Curator of the Dhaka Art Summit, leading the critically acclaimed 2014, 2016, 2018, and 2020 editions. Campbell Betancourt has developed the Dhaka Art Summit into a leading research and exhibitions platform for art from South Asia, bringing together artists, architects, curators, and writers from across South Asia through a largely commission-based model where new work and exhibitions are born in Bangladesh, also adding a scholarly element to the platform with a think tank connecting modern art histories in and across Africa, South and Southeast Asia in collaboration with the Getty Foundation, Cornell University Center for Comparative Modernities, the Asia Art Archive, and the Samdani Art Foundation.