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Good News: KSU rethinks censoring Ruth Stanford’s “A Walk in the Valley,” offers to reinstate it

The protest at the Zuckerman museum's opening gala. (Photo by Chris Appleton)
KSU removed Ruth Stanford's installation. A Walk in the Valley last week.
KSU removed Ruth Stanford’s installation A Walk in the Valley last week.

Kennesaw State University President Daniel Papp’s decision to censor A Walk in the Valley, an installation by Ruth Stanford commissioned for the inaugural exhibition of the Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum, on March 1 unleashed a torrent of backlash. Perhaps because of the media excoriation, in-person protests and a petition signed by some 1,300 people, the university has recognized its mistake and has asked the artist to reinstall her piece. Our friends at Burnaway got the story.

The protest at the Zuckerman museum's opening gala. (Photo by Chris Appleton)
The protest at the Zuckerman Museum’s opening gala. (Photo by Chris Appleton)

 

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