The vandal was obviously upset and trying to shut me down, to silence me, to shame me for the book I wrote. Art is a tool for creating new understandings and expressions of ourselves, which is also what religion is for. Any vandalism against art is dangerous and leads to stagnant views of ourselves and our place in the world.”
In this case Stillman’s home was vandalized, but often it’s the art that gets censored or destroyed amid calls of blasphemy.
- Home of Author of Bible-Inspired Erotica Vandalized (disinfo.com)
- Erotic Genesis: How one author took the Bible and added sex scenes (missyjubilee.wordpress.com)
- Guest Blogger: Matthew Stillman (wickedlysexywriters.wordpress.com)