"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"Nduwayezu actually saw his mother and father killed with machetes. His reaction was to remain silent for approximately four weeks. He couldn’t speak. His eyes were the saddest eyes I had ever seen, so I wanted to represent that and speak about his silence- because his silence refers to the silence of the world community that let this happen."
- Alfredo Jaar