TUNISIE .HOMMAGE À MOHAMED BOUAZIZI . Effer Lecebe

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    CONTEMPORARY ART: A TRIBUTE TO MOHAMMED BOUAZIZI . Effer Lecebe

    At Sidi Bouzid, agricultural capital in the heart of Tunisia, a seller of fruits and vegetables, Mohamed Bouazizi, 26, was slain by fire on December 17 before dying on January 4. His gesture of despair caused a wave of protests and demonstrations against unemployment and the high cost of living unprecedented twenty years throughout the country.
    Since mid-December, several other cases of suicides were reported. Saturday, the city of Metlaoui in the mining region of Gafsa, burying a young man who had also set himself on fire.
    The artist peacekeeper Effer Lecébé decided to honor this man who has become worldwide and particularly in the Maghreb, the symbol of freedom and human rights.

    Is exposed since January 22, 2011, an installation designed by Effer Lecébé, consisting of a stall and a pile of ashes. Fruits and vegetables are offered to visitors. Every day the same, the load is renewed at 19.15 time of the death of Mohamed Bouazizi.

    Exhibition at the center of contemporary art. Free admission.

    efferlecebe.fr

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    1. sirsami24 39 months ago | reply

      You will never be forgotten Mohamed Bouazizi! You will forever live in the hearts of every Tunisian and everyone who believes in freedom and human rights! Your sacrifice has given hope to millions of people around the world.

    2. johnkjellberg 38 months ago | reply

      That's strong.
      It is so because he was.

    3. LaraLove23 37 months ago | reply

      Absolutely beautiful work. I did an informative speech on Mohamed Bouazizi and used this as the closing "clincher" image. A perfect ending.

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