‘Crucified Cow’ Displayed in Catholic Church by Artist as Comment on Wastefulness
Date of incident: November 23, 2017
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Arts / Private
An “art” exhibit depicting 500 kg cow nailed to a cross hanging over a basin with 5,000 liters of milk was installed in the small parish church of Saint John the Baptist of Kuttekoven, in the Flemish town of Borgloon. The artist's message was to draw attention to food waste and housing shortages.