BG Speaks to the People

Scroll to Info & Navigation

Those of us who work in the arts know that depiction is not endorsement. If it was, no artist would be able to paint inhumane practices, no author could write about them, and no filmmaker could delve into the thorny subjects of our time.

This is an important principle to stand up for, and it bears repeating. For confusing depiction with endorsement is the first step toward chilling any American artist’s ability and right to shine a light on dark deeds, especially when those deeds are cloaked in layers of secrecy and government obfuscation.

Kathryn Bigelow addresses ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ torture criticism


  1. dangermania reblogged this from bg5000
  2. adeandabet reblogged this from themattsmith
  3. bmichael reblogged this from themattsmith
  4. themattsmith reblogged this from bg5000
  5. bg5000 posted this