An arts festival renowned for showcasing shocking and provocative works has cancelled plans to soak a British flag in donated Aboriginal blood following a massive backlash.
- The art festival put a call out for blood donations from “First Nations peoples”
- The blood was to be used to soak a British flag, as an artistic metaphor
- The festivals’ artitsic director apologised and said he had “made a mistake”
Spanish artist Santiago Sierra’s piece, called Union Flag, was announced on the weekend…