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United Nations – The Dachshund Treaty

Bennet Miller will be pissing himself with every column inch he secures.

Australian artist Bennett Miller has created an art installation that features 47 sausage dogs, representing national delegates, sitting in a scale replica of the UN office in Geneva, “engaging in rigorous debate”.  The piece, Dachshund UN, is part of the Next Wave Festival at Australia’s Melbourne Museum. On Saturday afternoons during the festival the hounds take their alloted seats for a canine re-enactment of a meeting of the UNs’ Commission on Human Rights. 

Says the festival in its publicity bumpf: “Dachshund UN is both a joyful and chaotic experiment, and a meditation on the utopian aspirations of the Commission on Human Rights.”

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