• I was listening to a lot of hip hop, music like Public Enemy that was about raising consciousness, and I realised I could feed that directly into my work, using images in a way that was a bit like sampling - taking images from diverse places, exploring the contradictions without trying to hide the seams.

    "Chris Ofili: 'I wander deep into the forest - where it's scary'" by Mark Hudson, January 25, 2010.