Administrator’s note: Katie Brownell tackles the difficult issue of institutional censorship, posing some pertinent questions for this week’s discussion.
In her articles, "Feminist Fundamentalism: Women Against Images" and "The War on Culture", Carole S. Vance brings up various cases of censorship, including at the
Also, at what point in the decision process does the term censorship apply: as soon as any show is rejected, even if during the earliest stages of planning, or does the planning, or even installation, of a show have to be underway and then be rejected, as in the above cases, in order for it to be censorship?
Reading for 21 March: Ch. 14, "Cornered: A Video Installation Project" by Adrian Piper.