Art and Censorship: A Screening of David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire in My Belly.” Emory University will screen the film (a frame is below) that was notoriously removed from “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture” at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, plus supplemental footage of ACT UP in Atlanta from 1990 and Wojnarowicz’s “ITSOFOMO.”
A panel discussion on censorship of art, public policy, artistic freedom and the latest chapter in the culture wars will follow. Participants will be Rebecca Dimling Cochran, Andy Ditzler, Jason Francisco, Joey Orr and Michael Rooks.
Thursday, February 17, 7-9 p.m. White Hall, Room 208, Emory University.
Morris Lapidus: An Architecture of Joy. Deborah Desilets discusses her new monograph about the architect behind Miami’s signature hotels, followed by a book signing.
Wednesday, February 9, 6 p.m. SWITCH, 1193 Howell Mill Road.
PUBLIC ART SUBMISSION DEADLINES
Flux Projects invites artists, curators and creative teams to submit proposals for FLUX 2011, the one-night fall art spectacle featuring projections, performances, dance, music and whatever else people can think up. Deadline is February 28.
Atlanta Celebrates Photography is soliciting proposals for its 2011 public art project. The deadline is February 28.
Art on the BeltLine 2011 is accepting proposals for projects that reflect the historic, environmental, cultural, functional, urban design and/or aesthetic parameters of the potential art sites. Deadline is March 28.