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An Incomplete History of Feminist Performance Art, First Friday Lecture at MAWA

  • MAWA 611 Main Street Winnipeg Canada (map)

Free, all are welcome!

“In Performance Art, meaning will be deconstructed faster than it is constructed, thereby leaving the audience in deficit by the end of the piece”- Leslie Hill

This lecture by performance artist Sharon Alward is, in her own words, “incomplete, non-comprehensive and totally subjective.”  The artist will discuss how feminist artists have changed the foundation for the production and reception of contemporary art, as well as the shape and direction of art history over the last 100 years. Alward will begin with the rituals of mystic Margery Kempe (1374-1438) and continue to present-day Fourth Wave feminist performance artists, who create performance that is body positive, digitally driven, sex positive and trans inclusive. More info here.