Fox 5 news, 5/5/06
Report of the Report by Pamela Gordon
James Ford of Fox Five News was in Downtown Brooklyn today reporting about the closure of Brooklyn College's MFA Thesis Exhibition. He reported that City Officials shutdown the exhibition for the public's own good. The Parks Department calls this exhibition inappropriate for families. He also claimed that the FCC prevented Fox Five from showing some of the works exhibited. Carla Aspenberg's work was shown during the report as interpretations of sex organs. John Avelluto's work was also shown during the report as a representation of shooting at racial stereotypes.
Works by Pamela Gordon, Chris Moss, Susan Dessel, and Sarah Phillips were also presented as examples of work in the exhibition. Marni Kotak represented students of the college and expressed that the artwork was being held hostage. Tamas Veszi also explained that the students were not given guidelines for hanging the exhibition. James Ford continued to report that the show would possibly be relocated on Monday. Kotak stated that the students would have to move the show at their own expense. Kotak later mentioned that she was let into the War Memorial to feed her pet rat. James Ford closed his report by mentioning the protest planned for Saturday, May 6 at noon that will be held in front of the War Memorial.