Pink Floyd 'The Wall'
Artist: Pink Floyd
Date of Action: 1980
Location: South Africa
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion, Youth
Medium: Mixed Media, Music
Confronting Bodies: South African Government
Description of Artwork: Pink Floyd's highly acclaimed song 'Another Brick in the Wall' has strong themes of youth rebellion and antagonism against a controlling elder generation.
The Incident: The song was banned after it was adopted as the anthem of a nation wide school boycott by non-white students protesting protesting racial discrimination
Results of Incident: The restriction was only in place for the duration of that incident and is no longer standing