2021, Newspapers, each 32 x 28 cm and performance action in Pueblo, Mexico.
The Mexican free newspaper publimetro reports with various headlines about the censorship on the art of Manuela Picallo Gil in public space in Austria. Cover illustrations point to the theft of art by unknown vandals and about the concern of an art space, to bite the hand that feeds it. The fusion of a the publimetro publisher and an Austrian tabloid causes a sensation. Publimetro reports on protests and criticism of the Austrian boulevard publisher’s reporting and future restrictions on press freedom.
By mixing fictional and real events, these illustrated covers inform, criticize, and attempt to gain attention in the style of tabloid media.
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