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Posted by cathedralofshit on July 21, 2010

Back in September last year we brought you an exclusive about Richard Wilson taking his lovely sump oil installation to Iraq to compliment all the military hardware with some ‘software.’ Seems that the other major recipients of British military hardware in Afghanistan haven’t been spared a sticky cultural assault. For those of you who don’t read Adam Curtis’ blog, scroll down the 8th July post for footage of some British Council twat trying and failing to explain ‘Conceptual Art‘ via a translator to some Afghans.
Pity she doesn’t realise that Duchamp was a bit early to be a conceptual artist but then what’s history anyhow? In the same year that Duchamp made his silly sculpture Britain established a colonial government in Iraq which, in 1920, gassed the Kurds.

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