"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"I have a very strong emotional link with Africans, and I think that is present in the way I approach my work. Africa has been exploited and now completely abandoned by the rest of the world. The United States has never cared about Africa and now, suddenly, they’re in Angola. Why? Because Angola is offering them ten percent of their oil production."
- Alfredo Jaar