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Manifest (Thank god) by Benjamin Lignel

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Published: 19.12.2012
Benjamin Lignel
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Manifest (Thank god)
2008
Metal, stainless steel, gold, ink, mylar, paper
ø 5,6 cm
«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
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