New law proposed in response to exhibition

Picard, Charmaine
July 2008
Art Newspaper;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 193, p2
The article focuses on the introduction of a bill by a committee in San Francisco, California's city government criminalizing those who harm animals when making art. The bill would allow misdemeanor or felony criminal charges to be brought against any artist or financial backer involved in the death or abuse of an animal. The bill was introduced in response to a video installation by Algerian-French artist Adel Abdessemed showing the killing of six farm animals.


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