Angola: No to Guillermo Habacuc and the starving dog.

Admario Lindo, who writes Angola Haria (and many other blogs in Portuguese), shares his shock[pt] about a Guillermo Habacuc Vargas‘[en] art instalation staged last year, in which a dog was bound to a wall and starved to death in front of the Costa Rica Visual Arts Biennial attendants. Admario links to an online petition[es] to keep Habacuc from repeating the feat on Honduras Central-American Biennial this year.

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  • Linda Stormonth

    I have several questions.
    1. Why did the authorities allow this shocking cruelty to take place?
    2. Is there no legislation outlawing cruelty to animals?
    3. Were there no protests outside or did the rest of the population collude in this? Because NOT to protest is to allow this to happen.
    4. Those who came to view, were they not just as sick as the artist?
    5. If the artist really feels this is art, then perhaps he should have himself chained up and starved? That way he would know the real meaning of suffering.

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