A NIGERIAN artist who provided body art for Beyoncé’s Sorry video has responded to President Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban through art.
Brooklyn-based Laolu uploaded an image of the Statue of Liberty draped in kente cloth with the caption, “Am I threat to your liberty? #Immigrant”.
It comes after the US president provoked a backlash after signing an executive order banning people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from travelling to the US.
“This is not about religion – this is about terror and keeping our country safe,” Trump said.
A federal judge in New York later issued an emergency order temporarily barring the US from deporting people from nations subject to the President’s travel ban.
Laolu brought his practice of sacred Yoruba to the world after adorning Beyoncé’s dancers in intricate white…
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