Feminist Art Seminar 15 June 2011

Genealogies or cartographies of feminist art

Katy Deepwell leads the discussion, a collaboration between the ICA/n.paradoxa

Wednesday 15 June 2-4 pm    Cinema 2, ICA, The Mall, London.

Tickets £5 from www.ica.org.uk Box Office

Genealogies or cartographies of feminist art
Feminist art practices have a 40 year history. How we speak about this history will define how we understand these practices and feminisms’ contributions to art either in terms of a movement, a radical politics or an ongoing problematic. What frameworks do we routinely use to describe the multiplicity of strategies, the shifts in emphasis over time, the variety of art forms  and the global dimensions of this history and how do these constrain or liberate how we think about feminisms today? This seminar will look at some key examples of these frameworks – generational/geo-political, post-colonial, post-postmodern, third world feminist as well as into new critiques of the glosses/citation practices feminists themselves have used to describe progress, loss and return in the narratives of feminism (defined by Claire Hemmings, 2011).

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About nparadoxa

n.paradoxa is an international feminist art journal, published since 1996 online and 1998 in print website: www.ktpress.co.uk n.paradoxa is edited by Katy Deepwell
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