Name: Not Dressed for Conquering/Haute Couture 04 Transport

Date:  2006-present

Location:  Europe

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion


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Artist: Ines Doujak

Confronting Bodies: Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA). Curators Hans D. Christ, Iris Dressler, Paul B. Preciado and Valentín Roma. Spanish monarky.

Date of Action: March 2015

Specific Location: The artwork was being exhibited in the group show "La Béstia i el sovirà", curated by Hans D. Christ, Iris Dressler, Paul B. Preciado and Valentín Roma, at Museu d'art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona.

Description of Artwork: The sculpture consists of 3 figures: King Juan Carlos being penetrated by bolivian activist Domitila Barrios de Chúngara, who is at the same time being penetrated by a German Shepherd. They are placed over a pile of nazi helmets.

Description of Incident: The spanish monarky and its supporters felt ofended and denounced the sculpture.

Results of Incident: After some days was retired from the exhibition space. The curators Valentín Roma and Paul B. Preciado resignated from their roles as researchers at MACBA, the director renounced and the whole MACBA's directorial stuff was changed.

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