Even In Art, ‘Free Speech’ Can’t Override Consent

Erin MacLeod
Jun 26, 2018 · 8 min read

Michael E. Northrup’s ‘Dream Away’ turns consent into an illusion.

AA woman sitting on a toilet in a wedding gown next to a litter box. A woman, naked, lying on a settee. A pregnant woman dressed in a bathing suit. A woman pumping breast milk. A woman lying next to a small child and a cut-out skeleton. And 61 more photographs featuring…