Artists, never forget that you and your work matter enough to be considered dangerous.

The West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade in Hong Kong’s cultural district. Photo: Baycrest/Wikipedia Commons.This article in Art Forum came up a while ago, but the combination of ire and pride I felt upon reading...

"...Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam on March 17 warned that the government would be “on full alert” in regard to threats to national security posed by the arts...",

...lingers so, that I still wanted to share it. 

It gives one a renewed sense of mission to be reminded that one's work can be a threat to the state. Let makers of all stripes rejoice in the knowledge that our work is of such consequence!

And let us also willingly shoulder the attendant responsibilities.

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