Money Degraded slave statue in Bordeaux: "A big stupidity" of an art student
Bordeaux. An art student at the origin of the degradation of a slave statue
© Philippe Lopez / AFP The statue of the Haitian Caymitte Woodly sculptor, known as Filipo, in Bordeaux. Monday, September 13, the Bordeaux Town Hall announced a complaint after the degradation of a statue of the city. It was actually a molding made by an art student without authorization.
, Monday, September 13 on the docks of Bordeaux, "proved to be a molding made by an art student, without any authorization," announced this Tuesday in a statement the Mairie, specifying having withdrawn his complaint. "The student has indicated that no racist motivation had dictated this action. However, we can not accept and endorse this isolated initiative and for the least unfortunate that has hit many observers attached to the memory of this statue. The incredible story of the "Black Marianne"
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Moufide Bouchibi, 41, was sentenced Thursday in Bordeaux at 16 years in prison for a series of "Go Fast" in 2011 on several tons of cannabis © Mickaël Bosredon / 20 minutes The Bordeaux Tribunal Stupefiants - Moufide Bouchibi, 41, was sentenced Thursday in Bordeaux at 16 years in prison for a series of "Go Fast" in 2011 on several Tons of cannabis It is portrayed as one of the most important French drug traffickers.
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one of the student's teachers mentioned "a big stupidity" in the columns of France 3 new Aquitaine. "The student did it on his own initiative. It is sensitive to the decolonial question, especially from its origins. He is deeply antiracist "sorry the teacher, reminiscent that the plaster" goes to the water ". The capital Girondine emphasizes "the inviolable nature of the monuments and works of art present on the public space and the strict respect which is owed to them, especially those honoring the memory of victims of crimes against humanity ".
The bronze statue representing, on a human scale, a slave bought by two brothers Bordeaux in the eighteenth century and then franked, had been discovered Monday brushed with white color to the bust. This statue of the modest slave Testas (1765-1870) had been inaugurated in May 2019 on the quays of the Garonne in the presence of his Haitian descendant, one more step in the recognition by Bordeaux of his enrichment spent linked to the slavery.
Marseille: The city launches in turn in the school courses dismantled .
after Paris or Rennes, the city of Marseille launches into a soil dismiseline project in school classes © Mathis ceres / 20 minutes Two school classes in Marseille have been vegetated and dismantled Education - after Paris or Rennes, the city of Marseille launches into a soil dismiseline project in school classes it was the One of the last major cities of France not to have undertaken such a site.