16 Dec '11, 8pm

Canada's Approach to Inconvenient Art:

Not only is Canada withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol , but the Climate Change office at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) is busy silencing art which is critical of government policy on climate change. My 20-city European climate change art show — which was to inspire youth to take action to reduce their CO2 footprint — was canceled due to government interference and badmouthing. Jeremy Wallace, Deputy Director of Climate Change at DFAIT, deemed my artwork “not be consistent with our interests and approach . . . and [that it] would in fact run counter to Canada’s interests more broadly.” In new ATIP [Access to Information and Privacy Act ] documents received this week, one email from an Ambassador’s office is particularly interesting as it singles out my Fat Cat Canada essay as the reason my art show should not get Canadian government supp...

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Canada's Approach to Inconvenient Art

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