Most people would consider female genital mutilation (FGM) to be a deeply harrowing issue, and that its victims should be treated with respect and sensitivity. In Sweden, though, it seems it’s a laughing matter, and that racial slurs can be thrown in too.
Sweden’s culture minister, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth celebrated the country’s World Art Day by visiting an art installation created to highlight the FGM issue. But, shockingly the artist chose to do this by means of a cake depicting a stereotypical black woman connected to the artist’s grotesquely blacked-up face. The exclusively white audience cheered as the minister laughingly cut the cake around the “clitoris”, and fed it to the artist.… Seguir leyendo »