Nov 1996 - Feb 2010
Stop animal cruelty as 'art' in HondurasA certain 'modern artist' has tied a dog and left him to die of starvation surrounded by food placed as text in the walls. He calls this art, and you can read about it here in Nico1's :iconNico1: journal:Stop animal cruelty as 'art' in Honduras by faerywitch
now, not happy with this, the atrocity is that he was invited to take part of the 2008 Latinamerican Art Biennial in Honduras to repeat the same.
As an artist I cannot understand why anyone would call this art and it infuriates me to levels that I can barely explain. As a Latin American person it ashames me tremendously that any other Latinamerican country would allow this to happen again, while everybody else just stares at the poor animal suffering a long, painful death.
There is a petition to be signed here: http://www.petitiononline.com/13031953/ it is in Spanish, but it is legit, so don't worry if you don't understand it. If you are still worried about it, let me know and I'll translate it for you.
We are artists, we cannot a