November 11, 2021
Dani Marti’s work ‘Orifices’ is currently on display in ‘THE ART OF PROTEST’ at Newcastle Art Gallery.
From community activism to global social movements, ‘THE ART OF PROTEST’ features politically engaged artists past and present responding to disaster and injustice and calling for change.
Dani Marti’s soft sculpture installation ‘Orifices’ was created during a residency with the Galley of Modern Art, Glasgow and part of a body of work aimed at reducing social exclusion, homophobia and HIV related stigma. The decision by Glasgow City Council to censor parts of the exhibition led the artist to instead undertake the guerrilla action of installing islands of blood red scourers throughout the city, not allowing already marginalised individuals and communities be hidden away and silenced. Read more.
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