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Manifest (Thank god) by Benjamin Lignel

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What is happening, I think, is this: Religious prejudice is becoming a proxy for racial prejudice. In public at least, it’s not acceptable to express reservations about a candidate’s skin colour, so discomfort about race is sublimated into concerns about whether Mr. Obama is sufficiently Christian.
Nicholas D. Kristof, The Push to ‘Otherize’ Obama. NewYork Times, 21 September 2008
Benjamin Lignel
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Manifest (Thank god)
2008
Metal, stainless steel, gold, ink, mylar, paper
ø 5.6 cm
Multiple piece



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