Various reactions arise regarding the funding of several arts in Melbourne an example being arts works of the twenty- eight year old McLennan’s at Victorian Arts College. There are many responses to the controversy surrounding public art and political message which makes the funding arts with political messages be viewed as an issue that pause some considerable threat. Therefore, there is a need to fund nonpolitical artistic works, since they perform a legitimate role in enhancing public reflection stimulation. This means that public funds are used for the benefit of the public, and not for the political interests of some politicians or individuals with hidden political intentions. However, as far as arts with political messages are concerned, there should be guidelines that control and regulate the use of public funds for art-funding to prevent the misuse of these funds in satisfying political needs of a few individuals.
In the video that Mallika Sarabhai shares in her presentation, three main themes are clearly highlighted. Justice is the first theme that comes out clearly in this presentation. In the transformative story in dance by Mallika Sarabhai, the one eyed monkey feels that humans are unjust due to the way the woman treats the monkey after the god Indira fulfills that desire of the woman. The other theme that is seen in Mallika Sarabhai presentation is crime and crime subjects. In the presentation concern arises about who or which race is to be blamed for incidence of crime. The reluctance of the police in response to crime activities is reflected upon in this presentation. Lastly, the third theme that Mallika Sarabhai addresses in the presentation is the plight of women. Mallika does this by asking the audience several questions about rape cases in the nation whereby Mallika self-response to these questions shows that many women and girls are rape