by | Mar 5, 2023

| DISHONESTY PRINTED WITH HONESTY | CATALOG OF ARTISTIC PRACTICES AGAINST DECEPTION, GREED AND POWER | OPIOIDS | The dishonest practices of pharmaceutical multinationals are behind many of the 500,000 opioid overdose deaths in the US in the last decade. The companies strategy was to minimize the extremely high addictive power of opioids such as fentanyl or oxycodone. American Republican and Democratic congressmen have alerted the WHO to curb the worldwide spread of what they call a global opioid epidemic. With the American market exhausted due to the million-dollar compensation, multinationals landed in other countries such as Spain where they replicated the same strategies based on minimizing the addictive power of opioids.

Practice 2. Mercy: No pain no gain. Orange tree trunks printed using the silhouettes of fentanyl patches.

Practice 13. 103×94 cm. Superposition of silhouettes of fentanyl patches exposed to the sun during a summer on polyester fabric.