Art must challenge social conventions, says think tank in response to theater debacle

Freedom of expression in the field of art and culture must be particularly safe guarded, according to the vice president of a Jerusalem- based independent think tank.

“This stems from the fact that art and culture have a special job to challenge social conventions, including the strongest and most accepted conventions,” Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer told The Jerusalem Post on Monday, discussing the issue of freedom of speech and expression in a democratic society.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Art-must-challenge-social-conventions-says-think-tank-in-response-to-theater-debacle-406162

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