Fat Cat Canada's Giant Litter Box
Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Digital Print
Artist: Franke James
Confronting Bodies: Canada's Climate Change Office at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Dates of Action: May 2011
Description of Artwork: Digital prints compiled into a photo essay
The Incident: The Canadian government withdrew funding from James' 20-city European art exhibition on climate change, and pressured art NGO Nektarina Non Profit to cancel James' exhibition.
Results of Incident: Due to pressure from the Canadian government, Nektarina Non Profit withdrew additional funding for the exhibition, which resulted in the exhibition's cancellation.