Jean Grosser
David

AMNESTY PROJECT

Execution: Nigeria

1996, Mixed Media

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11" x 8.5" x 2.5" (box)
11.25" x 10 x .75" (letter)

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In this series, I made duplicates of the artworks containing letters, and mailed them to the governments guilty of human rights abuses.

In 1995 Ken Saro Wiwa, Nigerian poet, environmental activist and member of the Ogoni people, was arrested, tried by military tribunal and hanged for his non-violent protest against multinational oil companies.

Other pieces in series:

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