April 6, 2011 - Center for the Arts in Society - Carnegie Mellon University

PosterFire in My Belly: Art, Censorship, Controversy

Screening of David Wojnarowicz film “Fire in My Belly,” followed by a panel discussion of the implications of the controversy surrounding the film’s forced removal from the National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture.”  Is censorship ever justified?
 
Panelists: Jonathan Katz, co-curator of the “Hide/Seek” exhibition and Chair, Visual Studies Doctoral Program, SUNY, Buffalo; Richard Howells, Reader in Cultural and Creative Industries, King’s College London; David Dombrosky, Executive Director of the Center for Arts Management and Technology, Carnegie Mellon; Andreea Deciu Ritivoi, Associate Professor, Department of English, Carnegie Mellon

Wednesday, April 6; 4:30 PM; Adamson Wing (Baker Hall 136)

Cosponsors: Center for the Arts in Society, School of Art, Master of Arts Management Program, CFA Dean’s Office