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This Artist Destroyed His Work Instead Of Paying Rs. 10,000 To Move It 10 Feet

"This is a testament to the unions in Kerala... and how they destroy business in this state."

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The recently concluded Kochi Biennale art festival ended on a sour note for the artist who was being charged an exorbitant fee to transport his works away from the festival.

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He says he was asked to cough up Rs. 10,000 for transporting six boxes over a distance of ten feet.

In protest against the labour union which was responsible for the charges, Waswo uploaded a YouTube video of him destroying a few pieces after the festival, throwing some terracotta creations from his exhibition out into the open.


Destroying the works of art was a difficult decision for the artist, but he was driven to the drastic measure by frustration with the red tape that he believes was put in place by the unions.

Watch the video here:

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