"Girl statue" canceled at exhibition Purchased by Spanish businessman Planned exhibition next year August 15th 11:53
A Spanish businessman buys a girl statue symbolizing the comfort women issue that was canceled at the Aichi Triennale, an international art festival held in Aichi Prefecture, and plans to exhibit it at a museum that will open next year I found out that
At the Aichi Triennale, an international art festival held in Aichi Prefecture, there was an exhibition corner with a girl image symbolizing the comfort women issue. Has been canceled.
About this girl, several Spanish media reported that it was purchased by Tacho Bennett, a businessman who co-runs a video-related company locally.
In response to media coverage, Bennett knew that the exhibition was canceled and revealed that he had purchased it from a Korean writer who made a girl image, and will open in Barcelona as early as next year. Clarified the idea of exhibiting at the museum.
The museum is planning to display works that have been unpublished in various parts of the world due to various reasons such as politics and ethics. There are also works on the theme of independence movement leaders.
Bennett says that the exhibition of girls' statues was canceled, “It is difficult to understand that not only the work of art was blamed, but the exhibition itself, which was about the suppression of expression, was canceled.”