"> Name: Kaucyila Brooke's photo collage "Tit for Twat" censored from Bucharest Biennale.

Date:  2006-present

Location:  Europe



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Artist: Kaucyila Brooke

Confronting Bodies: National Geological Museum of Romania, Bucharest Biennale officials

Date of Action: May 19, 2010

Specific Location: National Geological Museum in Bucharest, Romania

Description of Artwork: Tit for Twat is a three part photo montage, photo novella, gender art narrative. It address the biblical presumption of heterosexuality and its relationship to other theories of origin, notions of innovation and origin in history, creationism, science and material culture.

Description of Incident: Brooke was to present her work at the Bucharest Biennale in the National Geological Museum. However, when the director of the museum viewed the exhibit, which was just partially finished, he demanded that the exhibit be removed. Officials at the Biennale obliged him and removed the work. There is no room or other resources for Tit for Twat to be shown on. It is unknown as to the reason for the de-installation.

Results of Incident: For now, Tit for Twat remains censored, but the Biennale has just started and will go on until July 25. The officials there still expect Brooke to speak there.

Source: prweb.com: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/05/prweb4022544.htm, Bucharest Biennale 2010: http://www.bucharestbiennale.org/venues.html

Submitted By: NCAC

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