After Santiago Sierra called for contributions of “First Nations blood” for his artwork “Union Flag,” backlash flooded social media.
Gina Fairley is the National Visual Arts Editor for ArtsHub.com.au. She was formerly Regional Contributing Editor for Asian Art News, World Sculpture News and regional writer for Art Asia Pacific. She has freelanced as a curator and writer for over a decade in Southeast Asia and America, and published over 50 catalogue essays.
Facebook “Unfriends” Australian Arts Organizations
Over 300 arts organizations discovered their Facebook pages had been removed as a result of the site’s reaction to a recent regulation over media guidelines.