Diego Bonetto, exhibition installer at MCA, walks off the job over links with Transfield


An example to those in government who say that Australian’s in general agree with the detention of Asylum seekers and who try to gloss over the issues with Transfield. Thank you for sharing your opinion and for your integrity.

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Open Letter to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

3 March 2014

Hi guys, you know me. I have been working at the Museum for the past 12 years as a casual installer.

In this time, I have seen lots ofthings, lots of changes, lots of power struggles and heard endlessamount of art gossip.

I am walking out of my job for this install.

It was all fine and dandy as we were taking down Yoko Ono, but then when we started working on installing the next exhibition, the 19th Biennale of Sydney, my guts began to revolt.

We all know what’s at stake here.

We all know that despite whatever we want to say to one another and the public, Transfield money is dirty money. Bloody money.

I am not inciting anyone into any action they do not want to do. I am not making a big fuss and/or…

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