British Museum, London. Sun20 Dec 2015
'Art for People - Not Profit' banner in the Great Hall of the British Museum
and the performance is a farewell party for Museum director Neil MacGregor
thrown by BP and attended by some of their leading executives
who are delighted at the positive publicity they get in exchange for a relatively small sum they give
to support exhibitions at the museum
and congratulate Neil Macgregor
for giving them a much more positive public face
or as the protesters might put it, 'greenwashing' their very dirty, oily, reputation
They get their logo on all of the exhibition publicity
Vikings - life and legend... great publlicity 'Despite the fact that we ourselves are oily plunderers…'
and they teamed up Mexican Government for the Day of the Dead.. more positive publicity, ."Despite the Deepwater Horizon disaster,
which has polluted Mexico’s waters and coastline, and for which we received the largest criminal fine in history!
And now 'Sunken Cities' no doubt covered with BP oil spills...
More oily champagne for Neil Macgregor
and let's cut you some cake, cutting up the world
'As we were saying, we are hugely grateful for Neil’s longstanding and on-going commitment to the fossil fuel industry.'
'Farewell, Neil. We will miss you very much'.
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