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LEBANON BANS CANNES WINNING FILM OVER GAY THEMES

Alain Guiraudie was recently awarded best director at the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section for L’Inconnu du Lac (Stranger by the Lake). The film centers... [read more]

MADONNA’S SECRET PROJECT REVOLUTION

Madonna’s long awaited SecretProjectRevolution project has been released to the public. Screened at several locations around the word, the Steven Klein directed film, is a 17 minute... [read more]

BLURRING THE LINES: THE DUTCH GOVERNMENT’S ARTISTIC CENSORSHIP

  Censorship reaches new artistic heights as the Dutch government blurs the lines on Google Earth. Use Google Maps to search specific areas in the Netherlands and you will find many... [read more]

YOUTUBE DEEMS 84-MINUTE ‘FIRST KISS’ INAPPROPRIATE, THEN TAKES IT BACK.

It seems that the argument over censorship is once again, in full swing. Artist, Idan Bitton could not have predicted that a video of two men engaging in an extended kiss would garner a... [read more]

MEET “ZXX”: A DEFIANT & DEMOCRATIC TYPEFACE

As a result of recent news about domestic surveillance programs, Sang Mun, former contractor with the US National Security Agency (NSA, created ZXX, a disruptive typeface which takes... [read more]

PUSSY RIOT FOUND GUILTY OF “RELIGIOUS HATRED”

Russian feminist punk-rock collective Pussy Riot have been convicted and sentenced to 2 years in prison after their anti-Putin protest performance at a Moscow cathedral back in March. The... [read more]

ROBERT CRUMB TALKS TO ARTSTARS* ABOUT HIS REJECTED NEW YORKER COVER

Artstars* Nadja Sayej interviews comic artist/illustrator Robert Crumb over his rejected New Yorker cover on same-sex... [read more]

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