"I wanted to ride that precise edge between desire and repulsion," says Ashley Bickerton about a series of paintings that are equal parts sexy tropical fantasy and zombie horror show.

A former New York bad-boy artist, Bickerton moved to Bali in the mid-90's. At an exhibition at his New York gallery in May 2008, Bickerton talks about the evolution of his work and the complicated interplay of life in Bali and his most recent paintings and sculptures. Produced by Robert Knafo.

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