Ines Doujak's Not Dressed for Conquering / HC 04 Transport (2014)

Ines Doujak’s group portrait caused two curators to lose their jobs and a Barcelona exhibition to close. This is only part of the story though, as the scandal revolved around a sculpture and not an image that could be simply deleted. Now several years after the fact, what does the history of a cancelled object and its exhibition reveal about how the art world deals with controversy?

“Ines Doujak’s sculpture was a cumbersome reminder of repressed history, of the invisibility of minority bodies.”

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