Union Flag: Truth-Telling or Colonial Narrative?


In response to online controversy, MONA’s winter festival, Dark Mofo, have pulled a planned artwork featuring a Union Jack soaked in the blood of First Nations people. Spanish artist Santiago Sierra’s work was intended to shine a light on the horrific past of colonisation, but instead generated online outrage. Michael Mansell spoke to The Wire’s Ayla Liebenberg about his view on the controversy.

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