Church and Sports vs Art – Which is higher risk?

Bill Henson is in the news again, this time for his controversial thoughts on the risks associated with Arts, Sports and the Church. In a recent interview with the Australian, Henson stated that when searching for high risk areas to children that “The last place you would start with would be the arts.” and that…

Rudd thinks Children should be neither seen nor heard

here is a bried summary: 06/06 Bill Henson’s Nudes are officially not Porn 03/06 From the mouths of Babes – Bill Henson from the Children’s perspective 30/05 friday nude quotes 29/05 Just because it’s a Nude doesn’t mean it’s Porn 28/05 Community Support for Bill Henson’s Nudes 27/05 Sexualization of Minors in Art 26/05 Bill Henson’s Artworks are Innocent 01/05 Media Furor over Teen Nude I actually feel it’s a badly timed stunt that has probably hurt the cause rather than helped it…. Part of my reasoning in this regard has to do with the fact that Robert Nelson used to be very frank about his dislike of Henson’s works, to now turn around and defend them appears to me as if he has a different agenda…. I do think that Rudd should keep his mouth shut on topics he clearly doesn’t understand, and I certainly think he should apologize to a young girl who has done no harm other than to love being photographed and to stand up for her beliefs .