"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."
"There’s something bizarre about people doing active things if they don’t have heads—a kind of gallows humor, a joke about the French Revolution when the aristocracy had their heads guillotined. It’s also a device that manages to make the pieces post-racial."
-Yinka Shonibare MBE