Riiko Sakkinen | Other Drawings | Human Rights with European Characters
Human Rights with European Characters
December 2016, Pepino

January 2017, Mänttä
172 x 121 cm
Giclee print, enamel, permanent marker, sticker and collage on paper
i The title refers to socialism as shaped by Chinese characteristics, that is, to the official ideology of the Communist Party of China. It has moved away from Marxism towards state-controlled capitalism. The measures the European Union has taken in the refugee crisis have been far from the spirit of of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ratified by the member states of the EU.

Bulldozer politics refers to a punishment often used by Israel: the demolition of Palestinian homes. French authorities bulldozed the Calais Jungle refugee camp in October 2016.

Serlachius Museums, Mänttä.
Tags: France, rights, bulldozer, refugee