PERFORMANCE Artist TooLate performed a performance in the streets of Nice entitled “Qatar killed me” to “open your eyes” to the “conditions workers' work of the 2022 World Cup
“Qatar killed me” by the artist Toolate can be seen on rue Louis de Coppet, under a pedestrian tunnel, in Nice — Toolate
Under the tunnel walk from rue Louis de Coppet to; Nice, an inscription in red on the wall recalls the affair which took place in Nice. a few kilometers away, at Mougins in 1994. Under this sentence “Qatar killed me” with a construction helmet, work overalls and a yellow vest is lying down on the ground.
The performance of the artist TooLate at; Nice – TooLate
Behind this happening, the artist TooLate, who had already sensitized, to through other performances, àgrave; the climate emergency but also denounced “human bullshit” linked to the Covid to Paris. With this representation, the Niçois explains that he wants to “open his eyes” on “working conditions” and on “the thousands of dead” that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar would have generated with the construction of stadiums in particular.
A boycott based on the results of the Blues
The street artist specifies that he made this work to Nice due to the mayor“s decision to “broadcast matches in the fan zone, while many French cities have decided to “ to boycott the event.” For him, “we cannot watch the matches as if everything were normal”.
On the question of the broadcasting of the matches, Christian Estrosi had declared; early October: “I suggest you ask me again whether France is in the final or the semi-final” What made react the environmentalist group which asked; to the city “not to stage this sporting event, nor fan zone, nor giant screen”.