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PEN America Deeply Concerned By Last-Minute Cancelation of Hong Kong Photo Exhibition

Mar 01, 2021 - Targeted News Service

PEN America issued the following statement:

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Hong Kong Baptist University abruptly canceled the World Press Photo Exhibition 2020 just three days before it was set to begin, citing "campus safety and security, and the need to maintain pandemic control."

The exhibition, which would have begun March 1, included images of the Hong Kong protests and will reportedly appear online instead. In response to the news, Julie Trebault, director of the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) ...