No, David! (2016)

[No David!] Public Spirits, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland [22 Sep, 2016 to Jan 8, 2017]

Installation (banned children picture books in Asia, Oceania and the US, shredded photocopies of the banned books, handwritten index cards and a wooden box), dimension variable

“The installation No, David!(2016) involve selected children books written in different languages, which are on the list of banned, challenged and restricted books in Asia Pacific region and the US. The artist has been creating art works addressing the issue of banned books since October 2015. Examples of banned books in the exhibition are: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland once banned in China, And Tango Makes Three, temporarily restricted in Singapore, which is about same sex penguin parents. All banned books in this exhibition were acquired legally, the index cards hand written by the artist.”

Karolina Marcinkowska,Public Spirit, CCA – Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland,p.9