Censorship at the Derby Festival

Many have already reported about the video and photo montage piece that curator Yasmina Reggad was asked to remove from the Derby’s Guildhall gallery, as part of the Collectives Encounter project showing during the Format festival, which opens next week. The reason I'm posting this is because the video, created by the Brazil-based artists collective Cia de Foto is actually quite beautiful and censoring it would have never crossed my mind. It's interesting how apparently people can't look at this but it's okay to see Andres Serrano's shitty (excuse the pun) pictures of shit. The touching video is below:

Full story here, Derby's City Council's response here