Lesbian Art in America
Artist: Zoe Leonard, Harmony Hammond
Date of Action:
Region: North America
Location: International and Instagram
Medium: Internet "Internet" is not in the list (Commercial Advertising, Dance, Design, Installation, Journalism, Literature, Mixed Media, Music, Online, Painting, ...) of allowed values for the "Has medium" property.
Description of Artwork: "Inspired by the author Eileen Myles’ run for president, and written at the height of the AIDS epidemic, the poem, “I want a president,” has since been shown in museums, galleries, and outdoor installations around the world. More than a quarter-century after it was written, the poem made its way to Instagram—and became the center of a controversy over censorship on social media."
The Incident: Not provided yet.
Results of Incident: This poem was censored by Instagram