"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."
"The fabrics—they’re not just textiles. They’re tactile things but there is historical content there, so it then becomes difficult to separate what something looks like and what it expresses. They are linked. And that’s very much where meaning creates form."
-Yinka Shonibare MBE