Critical Writing Index

Issues of Censorship

by Jim Miller, Varda Burstyn and Dionne Brand

Issues of Censorship, 1985

ISSN 0-9690645-6-X

"Sparked by the Ontario Censor Board's seizure of tapes and equipment at an A Space screening in Toronto in 1984, this collection of articles and art works explores critical views surrounding censorship in Ontario and Canada. Issues addressed include the politics of representation, the definition of freedom of speech and the relationship between anti-pornography legislation and the control of sexuality. Includes a description of legislative controls on freedom of expression in Canada as well as a chronology of censorship from 1982 to 1985." [Source of quoted text: artexte's online database description for the catalogue]

ITEM 1985.129 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Dionne Brand and Krisantha

Sri Bhaggiyadatta

Varda Burstyn

Stan Denniston

Lynne Fernie

Vera Frenkel

John Greyson

Peter Greyson

Garry Kibbins

Gary Kinsman

Kerri Kwinter

Cyndraa Macdowall

Lisa Steele

Kim Tomczak

Robert Wiens