Photographer’s censorship claims denied by printing company

Mail & Guardian | stefanie jason:


Following its refusal to print Dean Hutton’s “full frontal nudes”, Remata has denied the genderqueer artist’s “censorship” accusations.

In an open letter, photojournalist and former Mail & Guardian photo editor Dean Hutton has accused printing company Remata of violating the Constitution. 

Genderqueer Photographer Dean Hutton writes an open letter accusing a printing company of censoring and violating her freedom of expression. (Supplied)

“It is a clear case of censorship,” Hutton said on Thursday of Remata’s handling of the photographer’s images.

According to Hutton, whose photographs interrogate queer culture, Remata had initially agreed to print the images for Hutton’s upcoming exhibition #transitions: In Search of An Authentic Queer. (Below are some of the images in the upcoming show.)…


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