Artists threaten boycott of Sydney's Biennale

Contemporary art festival in Australia is under fire for financial backing from asylum-seeker camp company.

    Artists are threatening to boycott the biggest contemporary art festival in the Asia Pacific region unless its main financial sponsor is dropped.

    The Sydney Biennale exhibition has Transfield as its primary sponsor.  The company runs Australia's camps for asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea and Nauru.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Cockatoo island.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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