Check out the video project: "Power, Taboo and the Artist," a series of video interviews with artists and curators worldwide. Missed the panels? You can watch and share these video webcasts and take a look at our photos.
Archives for September 2010
This video is an example of how censorship is good in certain cases but should not be overused. This contains violence, partial nudity, and language. Yet, this video would be nothing without these elements. Censorship can increase the humor. Many agree that a bleeped out word can be more humorous than a curse word by […]
On Monday, September 27, NCAC and BFA Department of Visual & Critical Studies at the School of Visual Arts will screen a special not-so-late-night double feature picture show of controversial films Destricted and Ken Park. A discussion with the filmmakers about censorship and its effects on art will take place during the intermission. These films […]
Beat-icon Allen Ginsberg is getting a resurgence of attention, 13 years after his death at the age of 70. A movie based on the story behind Ginsberg’s signature poem, HOWL, opens this Friday, September 24. It stars James Franco as the young poet embroiled in a 1957 obscenity trial over the poem, which ended in […]
TONIGHT, NCAC and The Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School have invited several prominent visual artists to participate in a discussion about visual expression that provokes controversy today. Some of these artists are associated with the culture wars of the 90’s, others were more recently censored during the War on […]