Mimsy

Free Speech Exhibition and censorship

It seems ever so slightly ironic… and what’s more, the police decided it wasn’t real art anyway (well, that how I read it…)

MimsyBanned … A detail from Isis Threaten Sylvania by the artist Mimsy. From the Guardian website


Artwork showing Sylvanian Families terrorised by Isis banned from free speech exhibitionIsis Threaten Sylvania by the artist Mimsy is removed from Passion for Freedom exhibition at London’s Mall Galleries, after police raise security concerns.Visitors to a London exhibition celebrating freedom of expression this week found plenty of familiar taboo-busting work, from Jamie McCartney’s The Great Wall of Vagina, an eight-foot long cast featuring the genitals of 400 women, to Kubra Khademi’s video of an eight-minute walk she made through Kabul in Afganistan, dressed in lushly contoured body armour. But they will have looked in vain for one work detailed in the catalogue by an artist known only as Mimsy.



Source: Artwork showing Sylvanian Families terrorised by Isis banned from free speech exhibition | Art and design | The Guardian

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