detail of Jason Villegas
Also a victim of attempted censorship due to the fact that, the beer banners were closely located to classrooms devoted to AA nightly meetings. It was thought that the beer banners could induce relapse. In the end L.M. Rodríguez was forced to display a sign explaining that the banners were part of an art exhibition and not a beer advertisement.
Entrance to the main room decorated with a Photo Miami banner, a sort of homage/displacement piece to the original setting of The DAMS. On the top left is "Flat Security Services," a piece by Juan Carlos Rodríguez and Gamaliel Rodriguez -Ayala that was the official image for Art LA '07.
W&N 's postcard rack "GO TO PR USA"
"Promosexual cellular display" by Jason Villegas
wall instalation made in colored tape, suit, Lacoste pacthes, ceramic
"Children From Mars by the Misfits"
arab translation in gold leaf on paper by Davis Langlois
Jacob Marchosky from the "Paradox in a Loss Faith" series
on the wall Gardy Pérez "Flags"
found packaging materials from a Papo Colo piece, not related to The Dams, but on display just because it looked cool and sort of melancholy
"black rainbow" banner overlooking the site by Joseph Hardesty
square collaged banner installation: Luis Agosto-Leduc
partial view of The DAMS 2
partial view of The DAMS 2
artist and sound curator Jorge Castro gives a lecture on Noise Art
"Ramsey Light Box" by W&N
detail of Gean Moreno's Black Zodiac
In all THE DAMS 2 was a collaborative effort, works would overlap each other, there were no boundaries or even individuality. Here the high contrast of "Shennhaussen" by Michelle Miner rests on top of a found advertisement. Drawn text in the bubble reads "The Dams" is by Gamaliel Rodríguez-Ayala. On the right "Flags," a rendering of three variations of "Dam -u" by Gardy Pérez
Rogelio Báez and Jakob Marchosky during installation
detail of "Black Zodiac"
Caroline Gil "666"
(For the record : Medalla is the National beer of Puerto Rico and the cheapest too)
light box of tattoed boy and fridge magnets of dirty doves by W&N
In the corner London's Photocopy Me/Andy Moore. Visitors could make their own free copies, copies and more copies from editions of Photocopy Me. The idea is that in the end the copies of copies of the magazines would become invisible, almost abstract prints.
Francis BickerdikeLee BoultonWilliam BroomeNic BurrowsLuke DrozdWill EdmondsJemma EganSarah FellowsProper GandhiJohnersMichael LawtonDrew MillwardAndy MooreAnna PeakerGraham PillingLaura RobinsonOliver SchulzeJess ThomasJon Owen
detail of "Zionist Filth" by Nicole Rodríguez
"fried goods and x-ray" by Juan Carlos Rodríguez
collector Carlos López and visitors making their own copies of Photocopy Me
Photocopy Me on display
detail of W&N "GO TO PR USA" postcards
Pedro Velez introduces Jorge Castro
Edwin Crespo "Veritas"
large xerox and chair
"Flat Security Services" by collective Los Rodriguez
detail of L.M Rodríguez "French Dren Waterfall"
"Methods for Obedience" by W&N
detail of Rogelio Báez installation
Rogelio Báez and W&N
Juan Carlos Rodríguez "Flat Security Sevices-Willie Colón"
Marcial Feliciano "Meme-Nuclear" on top of Juan Carlos Rodríguez wall collage
detail of Felix Agosto "MYOB"
Stefano Pasquini and Nicole Rodriguez
"that damned concept of extended painting"
altered banners on wood and brick
collages: "Finally your name on E-Flux" and "Finally your name on Artforum"
Marcial Feliciano "Meme-Mono"
this banner, installed on the interior patio of the University, visible from all areas and at all times, was stolen only a few days after the opening
Dildo y Culo poster 'How to Participate in Local Museum Contest"
the piece is a satire about conflict of interest and a scandal involving the Museum of Contemporary Art curator giving a prize to her husband.
"Take the Q out of Iraq"
Gardy Perez left- right Maria Jahr
W&N and Gardy Perez
"69 thug 4 life"
Caroline Gil hidden in a corner-on the wall Michelle Miner
Kasarian Dane, W&N, Gamaliel Rodríguez-Ayala
installed at some useless monolith at the entrance of the University