“Propaganda torture of animals”: chickens Podzhegshih the artist caused a scandal In the World : Vladim

News 15 March, 2018

Algerian artist Adel Abdessemed in a new video work called “Spring” chickens burned alive. Despite the fact that no bird was hurt, an artist was criticized and accused of inciting animal abuse.


March 15 Museum of contemporary art MAC Lyon in France have removed from the exposition of the work of adèle Abdessemed. The work “Spring” is a video which captures the process of burning chickens. Hanging upside birds are t in the fire of three seconds. The organizers clarified that the work was created with the help of “safe fire” – a special pyrotechnics, which does no harm. No chicken in the roller was not injured. It is noteworthy that the Algerian artist in the same way he set himself on fire.


Despite all this, there were activists who did not appreciate such art and accused the Museum and of the author’s work in “promoting the torture of animals.”