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The controversial artwork — distasteful or an uncomfortable introspection? • spotlight.africa
South African social media was awash this week with speculation about a final art project by a Richard’s Bay matriculant. Charges of ‘satanism’ abounded and there was a rush, it seemed, to crucify the learner and his school. Matthew Charlesworth SJ examines whether this charge is substantiated and whether, in fact, the artwork has more to say to Christians than perhaps they are willing to hear. To be honest, I had never heard of Grantleigh School before. And yet this …