Your Cart
Shipping to
Shipping
Total
Checkout
If you want to order more than 15 books, contact us directly.
Email cart to onestar press
Terms and Conditions of Sales

All prices and offers on our website are subject to change at the discretion of onestar press.
All products are subject to availability.

Replacement and credit policy
All sales are final and no returns are provided.

Only in the event that purchased item(s) are unavailable will onestar press provide the client with a credit or refund option.

Any goods that may arrive damaged due to shipment will be replaced once the client and onestar press have both confirmed the damages.

Retailers
Kindly note that a discount of 30% is available for a minimum order of 5 copies to select retailers. If you are a retailer, you are welcome to send onestar press your Cart for confirmation, and a sales representative will finalize your transaction by email.

The terms and conditions listed above are subject to change at any time by onestar press.

Published 2006

Technique : Digital print on 115 gsm Magistra Blueback poster paper
Format : 4 x 3 m / 157 x 118 inches in 6 pieces
Edition size : 8 copies accompanied by a certificate signed and numbered by the artist

The her & him American-Cuban art team Allora & Calzadilla (that’s Jennifer & Guillermo) live and work in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean island that Roosevelt made a protectorate of the U.S. in exchange for voting Democratic. Puerto Rico got welfare, Roosevelt got re-elected president. Puerto Rican independence was a political hot topic in NYC in the 80s, but then it disappeared. Allora & Calzadilla are bringing this complicated, beautiful island and it’s politics back onto our radar screens. Our duo asked the Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas to select this LARGE IMAGE from their archives; “Bieké” is the Vieques language, and not speaking it is a kind of death. The image also subtly reminds us that the U.S. Navy for many years used the smaller offshore island of Vieques (snorkeling is excellent) as their private testing ground for some very dicey bombs (radioactive depleted uranium shells), and the cancer rates today reflect that.
Afterart News #4, Richard Dailey