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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

ARTIST GETS DEATH THREATS AFTER EATING A KORAN(SPAIN)





 Azcona artist Abel Navarro, international exponent of theperformance , is receiving threats for his work Eating a Koran , which swallowed pages of the holy book of the Muslims.
The piece is part of a research project started during a residency on religious fundamentalism and the need to "feed of fiction, lies and fear."Specifically, this work consists of an installation, a performance and video art, which for six hours the artist eats a Koran as a critique of religious radicalism. "I believe in freedom of expression, provocation and artistic freedom, and surely will continue to do today, tomorrow and forever," says Abel himself Azcona, who have threatened through anonymous e-mails and sms.

GOOGLE TRANSLATION
http://www.deia.com/2013/01/20/ocio-y-cultura/cultura/el-artista-navarro-abel-azcona-recibe-amenazas-por-un-trabajo-en-el-que-ingiere-paginas-del-coran

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