Fortune Tamales

Fortune Tamales

Pablo Helguera Inkjet print, 47 x 46.5 inches 2004 / Pablo Helguera proposes to introduce a new fast food item at the opening of Jamaica Flux. Presented as a hybrid between Mexican and Chinese food, Fortune Tamales are packaged as an original product of Jamaica, with...
99¢ Greetings from Jamaica

99¢ Greetings from Jamaica

Tamara Gubernat Three postcards, photocopy of a dollar bill, a penny, and a list of 99¢ items, 4 x 6 inches ea 2004 / 99¢ Greetings from Jamaica commemorates the changing neighborhood of Jamaica and reflects our culture of consumerism. The postcards, which can...
Portrait Series: Bootery (Triptych)

Portrait Series: Bootery (Triptych)

Mark Gagnon Paint on clay board, 18 x 18 inches each 2004 / Mark Gagnon’s paintings and installations explore modes of display, collapsing the boundary between fine art and commerce. Through his paintings, Gagnon has depicted public figures like American first ladies,...
Flyer for Help Offered

Flyer for Help Offered

Nicolás Dumit Estévez Offset print on paper / Performance 2004 / In Help Offered, I offer my services free of charge to small-scale independent businesses in Jamaica, Queens, for the duration of the Jamaica Flux. I work in close proximity with their owners and...