Lyon gallery withdraws video of flaming chickens after social media outcry

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The Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC) in Lyon, France has removed a video of living chickens in flames from the Algerian artist Adel Abdessemed’s exhibition The Antidote following social media outcry. The artist employed a team of special effects technicians to reproduce the effect of live fire but did not harm any animals in the process. The video, Printemps, contains a trigger warning and was shown in a separate room to the rest of the show, which explores narratives of violence.

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