Visitors to the Center of photography them. Lumiere brothers in Moscow
Center of photography behalf of the Lumiere brothers said that all the works in the exhibition “Jock Sturges. Without embarrassment” correspond to the Russian legislation. Earlier, the exhibition was criticized by Senator Elena Mizulina and children’s Ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova
Center of photography behalf of the Lumiere brothers was published in a Facebook response to criticism of the exhibition “Jock Sturges. Without embarrassment”. Previously a member of the Council of Federation Elena Mizulina demanded to close it, and the children’s Ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova asked to organize a Prosecutor’s check.
“We were surprised to such an extent that I went and looked again, but found nothing similar,” — said in the message. The children in the photos are dressed or naked in the framework of “the strictest self-righteous notions. All the photo correspond to the Russian legislation, said the center.
In the center mentioned that much of what is written about the exhibition, is based on information from the Internet in various blogs posted photos of Sturgis that do not relate to the exhibition itself.
Center of photography behalf of the Lumiere brothers also appealed to the officials who have supported implausible rumors” and asked them to show the exhibition. “Honestly, if you want to judge the show, then it should go and see before you write about it!”, — concluded at the center.
Earlier, a member of Council of Federation Elena Mizulina has appealed to Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika with the requirement to conduct an audit of the exhibition “Jock Sturges. Without embarrassment”. According to the Senator, the exhibition is a demonstration of “child pornography, which is prohibited by the Russian legislation: the Criminal code of the Russian Federation 242.1. In this connection, you need to check who gave permission to hold such an exhibition.”
Commissioner for children’s rights under the President of the Anna Kuznetsova also drew attention to the exhibition. “Just creepy that the exhibition the author, whose work has been recognized by Roskomnadzor “child pornography” may take place in the cultural life of our city”, — stated in the message of press-service of Ombudsman for children.
Then the curator of the exhibition “Jock Sturges. Without embarrassment” Natalie Litvinsky said that the Center of photography Lumiere brothers is not going to close the exhibition of the American photographer, as it does not see in it anything scandalous. Litvinsky said that Sturgis is “by the author, who exhibited all around the world in the largest world museums”.
the photo Exhibition “Jock Sturges. Without embarrassment” was opened on September 8 in the Moscow Center of photography behalf of the Lumiere brothers and will last until October 30. It is only available to visitors over 18 years of age and submitted photos of girls from nudist communities.