Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Public Art
Artist: Femi Kuti
Confronting Bodies: Nigerian government
Date of Action: June 5, 2009
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Description of Artwork: Kuti often holds controversial concerts, and has been an outspoken opponent of government policies.
The Incident: Kuti's nightclub was shut down, supposedly due to public noise, street-crowding and ilegal parking. His family was given no time to respond to the complaints.
Results of Incident: The nightclub is currently closed.