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Controversially Violent Sketches

The Gil Vicente Enemies Exhibition Ambushes Political Leaders

— September 30, 2010 — Unique
The Gil Vicente ‘Enemies’ Exhibition is massively controversial.

The charcoal drawings get straight to the point, presenting assassinations against globally influential individuals. Depicted at gunpoint are George W. Bush, Airel Sharon, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Pope Benedict XVI and the Queen of England. Gil Vicente explains his theme and says “Because they kill so many other people, it would be a favour to kill them, understand? Why don’t people in power and in the elite die?” These drawings will leave you speechless.
Trend Themes
1. Controversial Sketches - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the art and design industry by pushing the boundaries of traditional and provocative art.
2. Ambushing Political Leaders - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the political activism and protest industry by using unconventional and attention-grabbing methods to make a statement.
3. Exploring Taboo Subjects - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the cultural and society industries by challenging societal norms and prompting critical discussions.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the art industry by pushing the boundaries of traditional artistic expression and challenging societal norms.
2. Political Activism - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the political activism industry by using unconventional methods to gain attention and drive social change.
3. Cultural and Society - Opportunity for disruptive innovation in the cultural and society industries by addressing taboo subjects and sparking cultural conversations.
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