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Police investigate exhibition

March 2nd, 2009  |  Published in News

‘POLICE are investigating a Fringe Festival artist for circulating lifelike images of female genitals to promote his controversial exhibition,’  reports Paul Nankervis in Adelaide’s Sunday Mail on 1 March 2009.

Police, Adelaide City Council and festival organisers have all received complaints about the promotional material.

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Inspector Steve Kameniar, of police operations, said police had received “a number of complaints” and “the matter is being investigated”. He would not comment further.

Genital posters ‘degrade women’, Sunday Mail, 1 March 2009

Half of us have one, but its image is censored and its names are often offensive, infantile or clinical. When a sculptural exhibition of vulvas titled ‘CUNTS’ provokes controversy, the film makers go on a candid exploration of contemporary attitudes to women’s genitalia.