Art Should Remain Free

A Hong Kong-based curator discusses freedom of speech and censorship

To the Editors:

Freedom of speech is on a steady decline around the globe. Everywhere, fears—as well as increased instrumentalization of these fears—are spreading, fueling more cases of censorship and selfcensorship. In Hong Kong, erosion of freedom of speech is also an issue on the rise. Within this very tense context, and following the essay “Only Numbers” by Man Ching-Ying Phoebe (published in AAP Issue 101 Nov/Dec, 2016) I would like to reiterate the reasons why I decided to…

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