artnet News | Hili Perlson:
Berlin police have finally spoken out about the incident that made headlines in the Berlin arts community last week—the confiscation of an artist’s coconut cannon. The artwork was meant to be sent off to the first-ever edition of the Antarctic Biennale, a UNESCO project, on the day following the police raid.
In a wordy statement on the official Facebook page of the Berlin Police—titled “Fired coconut barely misses dog-owner”—the police department lays out their version of the story, explaining the violations that led to the confiscation of the artwork… Read more
Image: Authorities raiding the artist’s studio and seizing the artwork. Image courtesy of the artist