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Art, Australia and Censorship

Articles, Australia, Blog, Censorship

December 16, 2008

The following article was published in Wed Diary on October 08, 2008: By Reuben Brand In the wake of the Bill Henson fiasco Australians have become divided in the debate over art vs. pornography and censorship vs. freedom of expression. Australia’s censorship laws came under tight scrutiny at an Arts...

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Art in the Heart of the Junction

Australia, Blog

December 16, 2008

The following article was published in the Bondi View Newspaper on July 28, 2008: Art in the heart of the Junction By Reuben Brand Waverley Council has plans for a new public artwork in the heart of Bondi Junction, and is calling on local artists to pick up their paintbrushes. The new project calls for...

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Forum Rejects Call for Arts Watchdog

Art & Design, Articles, Australia, Blog

August 7, 2008

The following article was published in the Sydney City Hub Newspaper on June 19, 2008 By Reuben Brand Australia’s censorship laws came under tight scrutiny at an Arts Censorship Forum convened after the recent furore surrounding artist Bill Henson’s latest exhibition. Hetty Johnston, executive director...

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Converting Paisley the Irish Demagogue

Art & Design, Blog, Illustration, Politics

June 8, 2008

The following cartoon was published in Eureka Street on May 27, 2008 alongside an article by Frank O’Shea about Northern Ireland’s infamous Ian Paisly....

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Maadi’s life on canvas

Art & Design, Articles, Australia

June 7, 2008

The following article was published in the Sydney City Hub Newspaper on May 30, 2008. By Reuben Brand Maadi Einfeld, aged 84, is getting ready to open yet another exhibition in a career that spans half a decade. Her latest exhibition Survey Exhibition 1963 – 2008, held in conjunction with fellow...

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Henson off the Hook

Australia, Blog, Politics

April 7, 2008

The following article was published in the Bondi View on June 13, 2008. By Reuben Brand Controversial photographer Bill Henson will not be charged over allegations of child pornography, as the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions informed police that there were no substantial grounds for convicting Mr Henson...

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