Hito Steyerl Calls for German State-Funded Institutions to Stop Showing Her Work

October 30th, 2019

Artist Hito Steyerl has lodged a protest against the German government’s support and sale of arms to Turkey, calling for all institutions receiving state funds to no longer show her work. “I am sick of my work being deployed to detract attention from the German state’s tacit agreement with displacement, ethnic cleansing, and warfare, and to lend it an aura of tolerance and inclusivity,” she said in a recent performance.

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