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"THE ANGEL OF GROZNY"
1999-12-25 until 1999-12-25
Russian Embassy
Paris, , FX France, Metropolitan

Sculptor Angel Orensanz is carrying, today Christmas Day, a protest event against the imminent Russian assault of the city of Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, with an action that includes, sculptural, pictorial and theatrical components.

Angel Orensanz,in a flowing white tunic and large wings, will sketch on a large white canvas the map of the city of Grozny to later on paint it in dramatic, textured colors. The canvas will be exposed for two hours at the gardens of boulevard Lanne Paris. Orensanz wants to draw attention to the imminent assault that the Russian Army has planned for the capital of Chechnya.

This event will take place in the early afternoon of today December 25 in front of the Russian Embassy a short distance de l'Arc du Triomph at the Place de l'Etoile.

After the event, Angel Orensanz will donate his canvas to the international association of Journalists without Frontiers, an organization that supports journalists that expose the mass destruction of entire people throughout the world.

Spanish-born Orensanz is an international sculptor based in New York. In December he was awarded the Lorenzo il Magnifico Prize for his war protest installation @ the International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy.


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