International artists join protests against NGV use of Wilson Security

Artists criticise Wilson’s record on Manus Island and Nauru and rename works demanding company’s contract with national gallery is severed

International artists including Richard Mosse and Candice Breitz have joined protests calling for the National Gallery of Victoria to drop its contract with Wilson Security, which provided services at offshore detention facilities on Manus Island and Nauru.The artists renamed or changed their exhibiting works and activists disrupted Thursday night’s VIP preview of the Triennial, a major art and design exhibition.Mosse, a Prix Pictet-winning artist, called for an immediate end to Wilson’s cont...