decency clause

Indecent Exposure: A Discussion and Screening of Films You Are Unlikely to See Elsewherel

By |2019-03-15T15:27:03-04:00September 24th, 2010|Blog|

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 have been banned in countries [...]

Decency, Respect and Community Standards: What Offends Us Now?

By |2019-03-07T23:27:19-04:00September 22nd, 2010|Blog|

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 Terrorism. Have attitudes towards representations [...]

Is “Controversy” a Dirty Word for Arts Institutions?

By |2019-03-14T18:11:52-04:00September 21st, 2010|Blog|

Last Wednesday NCAC and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School were joined by Bill Ivey, Beka Economopoulos, Magdalena Sawon, Nato Thompson, Martha Wilson, and moderator Laura Flanders of GritTV, to discuss public funding of the arts, free speech and self-censorship, and the impact of the Decency Clause. (Check out their bios here.) In an [...]