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For the closing of The Gulf Wars exhibition, one of the participating artists, Ali Yass, planned a guerrilla action to tear his drawings off the walls.
While Theater of Operations remains an important exhibition, its inclusion of certain works prompts questions: Who is this exhibition for, and what is it trying to say?
“As veterans of the Gulf War and the ‘Global War on Terror,’ as well as working artists ourselves, this issue is very important to us,” the group wrote in its letter urging for a “realignment of values at MoMA.”
Martha Rosler, Michael Rakowitz, and Laura Poitras are among the artists who call on the museum to separate itself from trustees with ties to private prison companies.
The artist posted a statement next to the paused video, demanding two of the museum’s trustees divest from private prison companies and defense contractors.
Some of the artists participating in the exhibition were denied travel visas to the US, while others had no chance of attending the exhibition’s opening because of Trump’s travel ban or their asylum status in other countries.