ARC Art VS Censorship Presentations 1.

Robert Mapplethorpe (Natasha, Samir, Kimberly, Romit) - American photographer - Iconic homosexual photographer - Homosexual eroticism of some of the work - Eg work: 1973- polaroids - Commercial projects- album cover art for Patti smith The perfect moment became the center of a national debate on art and porn - Brought to court for obscenity charges, and have no artistic merit. Fined $10000 - Sadomasochistic : The derivation of the pleasure from the infliction of physical or mental pain either on others or on oneself. - A violation of many American moral values. - Nude studies of young children is child pornography - 1980s was a rather conservative. - Sufficiently obscene to be considered porn - Although his images are consistent in their appraisal of symmetry and classical composition style - Eg work: Rosie, 1976. - Removed the photograph, children societies expressed concern, estherrantzen( founder of childline), condemned it as utterly horrific. - However this image s initial aim was to capture the childhood innocence, and not obscene. - Rosie s mother consented tot eh photograph IMPACTS Arts funds were affected due to offensive arts Before 1990, homosexuality was still considered a mental disease FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION Robert Mapplethorpe wanted to reflect his personal perspective, expressing deep emotions If he needed to show people without clothes to show the bareness of humans and their reality Accentuate the theme of homosexuality, portraying nude men in order to heighten awareness. Open about homosexuality His works enabled the gay culture to have a stronger voice He wanted in a creative manner, to make the public recognize the gay community CONCLUSION Art s purpose Contributes to our cultural growth Art is never chaste Pablo Picasso

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Reasons for censorship: Drugs reference Come together composed by lennon.What is censorhip? . The controversy of the Da Vinci Code (pankaj. yungchi) . experience to be on drugs . everything is true. Beatles . FALSE You can look at things through they were not in the bible different perspectives. .Yes: popular icon seems to be encouraging the use of drugs as it would make the user feels good. 3. zunnur. which contains cocaine-.legend tells us the holy grail is a chalice-a cup.( marketing the brand name) . his artistic rights It s a fictitious book.No: Actual proof for inspiration on the song A day in the life . . .Debate: Davinci code should be banned due to the false claims of the bible Yes No -Jesus and Mary were married.. .cola. believers got offended &has the right to ban it. he has the license to write and fiction novels are written to entertain and not to be taken personally.successful!! .It s reference to coca.this false claim insulted the Christian religion and was deem offensive We have to respect this work of creativity of Dan Brown. as it is a collaboration between classical and rock music. only the story line is fictitious.Why censor? In favour of public interest. But the Grail s description as a chalice is actually and allegory to protect the the nature of the Holy Grail DaVinCi . Insulting a religion. It advocates drug research. But he referred all the characters to the bible.Yes: Title referred to drugs.No: considered a revolutionary and epic pop song of all.2. .Yes(drugs) and no! (may not necessarily be constructed as a reference to the drug)( Reference to coa cola need not be means of advertising) Lucy in the sky with diamonds . ian.

prevents controversy y y Theme of the movie: difference between the civilized and the uncivilized. Yuki. NADENE. producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power censorship: the practise of officially examining books. LOVE. OOPS HELLO HSIAO SHAN I M TAKING NOTES FOR YOU!(: HEEEEE. and suppressing unacceptable parts. Cannibal holocaust: Hsiao Shan. Bettina 1980 y art: expression or application of human creative skil and imagination typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture. COS HE CAUSED CHAOS. However. HAHAHA. Protects the audience. sensitivity in the creation of the artwork should be practised as the awareness of artwork created would cause a level of chaos. WHY WAS IT CONTROVERSIAL? y Thought that the actors were murdered in order to film deaths for the movie . HELNWEIN GOTT FRIED & FIRED BY PEOPLE. etc. movies.Artwork challenges the audience to confront issues that may not be comfortable but necessary. Viraj.

They were wrongly portrayed! ANIMAL RIGHTS y y y y y y Every living being has the right to live Respect its life. y y Mistreated the natives because they thought that they were more civilized by them Breaching human rights Yanomamo and Shamatari tribes are not fierce enemies. draws you into the alternate universe of film If censored. Still possesses artist qualities! . Eaten by the indigenous cast. wouldn t have an example of what it means to question the meaning of being civilized. and the animal Humans should only interfere when death is beneficiary Ate monkey brains!! EWWW.y y y Native people were exploited in filming process Animals tortured and killed 7 killed Graphic gore and sexual violence disturbing! HUMAN EQUALITY SHOULD APPLY TO EVERYBODY. SHOULD BE CENSORED (: BUT NOT BANNED. not truly cannibalistic. Subjected to various kinds of torture before they killed the animals The animals were endangered!! :O SHOULD BE CENSORED? y y y y Gruesome Unabashedly racist portrait of indigenous folks Some sort of mental harm for children Artful ? SHOULDN T BE CENSORED? y y y We cant trust the people we count on to provide us with information about the world we live in Very realistic.

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