Four artists’ works were flagged by government censors for their experimental projects about artificial intelligence, genome modification, and bioethics.
Kari Lindberg is a freelance journalist based in Hong Kong. She has covered a range of topics including human trafficking, the American prison system, and the indigenous Guatemalan textile industry. Her work has appeared in VICE, NBC Asian America, Rewire, and more. She can be reached on Twitter @Karisoo1.
Political Cartoonist Threatened by Chinese Authorities During “Free Expression Week”
An exhibition by Badiucao, addressing Google’s complacency in China’s internet censorship, was set to open in Hong Kong on November 3. With one day’s notice, organizers were forced to cancel the event “out of safety concerns,” following threats from Chinese authorities.