Assange

In Performance: Angela Richter – Assassinate Assange (Vienna, Austria)

Assassinate Assange Angela Richter brut Wien 19.10. – 22.10.2012 Vienna, Austria Julian Assange – most wanted or desired? The most famous and controversial Internet activist, WikiLeaks founder and inventor is a hero for some, a criminal, terrorist and state enemy number one for others. His person reveals the positive and negative aspects of the possibilities and freedoms in the web: his quick rise and sudden fall, the image of the modern tragic figure or the first tragic Internet hero. On the other hand, there is this investigation proceeding against him as two Swedish women have accused him of sexual harassment. Assange’s pop-star reputation has been damaged. The man who once revealed truths from the depths of the Darknet suddenly stumbled on his lack of control over his impulses. S...