Invisible by numbers: artists must remain vigilant to escape censorship loop created by social media shadowbans
New European regulations have required Instagram to reveal how some artists’ accounts have been deprived of visibility. But fears remain over who has access to the culture-shaping power of social media
Instagram’s new tools prove ‘shadowbanning’ is real—and now artists are trapped
Many users are beginning to wonder if the platform's guidelines have any positive value
'The nipple has not been freed! The art world must continue to fight Meta over gender discrimination'
Social media giant has been taken to task for its notorious “female nipple” guideline, but the battle for creatives' freedom of expression is not yet over
New online safety laws aim to protect children—but will they harm artists?
As the UK’s troubled Online Safety Bill finally looks set to become law, there are still concerns about whether it will get the balance between online safety and censorship right
Are you being 'shadowbanned'? Instagram announces new transparency tools that reveal if posts go against guidelines
New functions show if content goes against the social media platform's Recommendation Guidelines that it uses to decide what should be promoted and searchable
‘Artists have a lot in common with sex workers’: OnlyFans becoming popular platform for artists censored elsewhere
Censorship by more mainstream social media platforms has artists turning to OnlyFans to promote their work
US laws meant to stop sex trafficking are making it difficult for artists to promote and sell their art online
A set of ambiguous laws has pushed platforms to refuse service to artists whose work includes nude imagery or could be construed as sexual
Art and food in the nude: my liberating experience at an underground culture club
The Füde Experience by the multidisciplinary artist Charlie Ann Max was a glimpse of the future I am fighting for
Censored: the exhibitions that Instagram doesn’t want you to see
Galleries and artists are Increasingly finding themselves at the centre of heavy-handed suppression on the social media platform
Sex and the Disparity: 20 years on, are art girls really rising?
Thirty-five years ago the Guerrilla Girls took to the streets to protest gender inequality—now memes are helping to remind us that there is much work still to do
Three years after censorship meeting, Meta is still not listening to artists
In 2019, 20 artists were invited to discuss Facebook and Instagram's problematic approach to art and nudity—so why has nothing changed?
Censorship on social media not only limits artists' online reach—it can prevent future opportunities, too
Instagram censorship is preventing some artists from showing the bulk of their work—and punishing them and their followers
Try nude modelling—it will make you a better artist
Being a life model is not just artistic tradition or a way to make money
Is Instagram censorship changing art itself?
The platform’s control over what counts as art is effectively changing the way it is made, shown and seen
Why Onlyfans is not the solution for artists being censored on Instagram
More institutions and galleries ought to be fighting for contemporary creatives with the same passion that Vienna is fighting for long-dead ones