Femi Kuti

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Date: 2009

Region: Africa

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Public Art


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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.

Source: http://www.freemuse.org/sw33922.asp