Exhibits deemed too controversial set for display at show in Nagoya, Aichi Triennale 2019 — The Asahi Shimbun

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— by Hwang Chul: A statue of a girl symbolizing “comfort women,” a poem treasuring the pacifist Constitution and other exhibits that were removed from public display will be featured at an exhibition here on freedom of expression.

The show, “Lack of freedom of expression and thereafter,” will begin on Aug. 1 as part of the Aichi Triennale 2019: Taming Y/Our Passion at the Aichi Arts Center…

Image: The “Statue of a Girl of Peace” and a miniature of the statue are displayed at a gallery in Tokyo’s Nerima Ward in 2015. The statues symbolizing “comfort women” were created by South Korean sculptors Kim Seo-kyung and Kim Eun-sung. (Provided by Yuka Okamoto)

July 31, 2019

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