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Documenta 14 Participants Address Killing of LGBTQI+ Activist in Open Letters to Greek Leaders

10/02/2018 | Art News

More than 140 artists and higher-ups from the Documenta 14 quinquennial, which occurred in Athens and Kassel, Germany, last year, sent two letters to Greek officials yesterday. The letters—addressed to Giorgos Kaminis, the mayor of Athens, and Alexis Tsipras, the prime minister of the Hellenic Republic—focus on the case of the LGBTQI+ activist and drag performer Zak Kostopoulos, who was beaten by several men in Athens on September 21. Kostopoulos died on the way to the hospital as a result of his injuries.

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