Art

New Artfluence Human Rights Festival to interrogate freedom of expression

The discussion panel at the University of KZN event will include '#fuckwhitepeople' artist Dean Hutton and controversial filmmaker Hajooj Kuka

02 May 2021 - 00:00 By James Sey

In 2017, a work titled #fuckwhitepeople created in 2016 by artist Dean Hutton was the subject of a lawsuit after it was displayed at an exhibition, The Art of Disruptions, at the Iziko South African National Gallery in Cape Town.

The case was brought to the courts by a fringe political party on charges of hate speech that magistrate Daniel Thulare dismissed...

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