Some Actions Which Haven’t Been Defined Yet In The Revolution (film)
Artist: Sun Xun
Date of Action: November 2011
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Film Video
Confronting Bodies: Minsheng Art Museum
Description of Artwork: Sun Xun's piece, "Some Actions Haven't Been Defined Yet In The Revolution" consisted of woodcut animations. The piece was within a group exhibition entitled "Everyday Legend," which examined Chinese traditions in contemporary art.
The Incident: Before the exhibit had even opened, a sign was placed near the screen which was intended to display the animation. The sign said: "The work is unable to be shown as part of the exhibition due to non-technical reasons.” No one from the museum explained the censorship of the piece and shared no information regarding the exclusion of the piece from the group exhibition.
Results of Incident: The piece was never restored and the censorship was never explained.
Work censored as art world descends on Shanghai