Artist: Yuliya Lanina

Medium: acrylic and collage on paper/animation – link to animation 

Censored by: Youtube

Date of censorship: February 2010

Was there notification of removal? If so, what was the reason given?

It was offensive to the viewers and they flagged it.

Was there the opportunity to appeal? If so, did you appeal and what was the response?

Yes, I appealed through a friend of a friend.

What, if any, were the consequences of the removal for you? 

I was able to post it back after I took out Bible from the title. The original title was “Bible Reader”.


The animation was done a long time ago and it is very low resolution.

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Artist Instagram: @yuliya.lanina