"For us, the idea of having a work that has contradictions is very important—when, in affirming something, it includes itself and attacks itself. How can you put together all of these things that have nothing to do with each other? You use glue! Glue can be an idea, a word. You can use an ideological glue."
"It started with thinking that almost everyone in Puerto Rico roasts a pig at Christmastime. You have to roast it for hours by hand- turning the spit. We wanted to do something that could relate to the practical as well as the symbolic dimension of the motion of roasting the pig. So we extended the piece of metal on which the pig is roasted and welded it to the back wheel of a car that is lifted. When you accelerate, the car wheel rotates and the pig rotates, and you roast it that way, which otherwise would be done by human labor."
- Allora & Calzadilla