Mail & Guardian:
“Exhibit B” by South African artist Brett Bailey that displays black people as “artefacts recreated from history museums”, has been cancelled.
Campaigners against South African artist Brett Bailey’s Exhibit B have come out victorious in their bid to have the exhibition at the Barbican gallery in London shut down.
An image of Brett Bailey’s ‘Exhibit B’. (Franck Pennant, AFP)
The Guardian reported that the protesters received 20 000 signatures for a protest petition against “complicit racism”. Earlier this month, the Mail & Guardian reported that critics were already baying for the banning of the Exhibit B weeks before it’s opening…
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