Political Women: Overlaps and Divergences

Next date: Saturday, 26 February 2022 | 09:00 AM to Sunday, 08 May 2022 | 03:00 PM

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‘Political Women’ brings together 16 artists from diverse cultural, generational, personal and artistic perspectives to illustrate and celebrate the complexity of contemporary feminist discourse and the art made within it. Each artist’s practice is entangled with politics, personal narrative and activism to highlight the impacts and consequences of colonisation and patriarchal power.

The exhibition draws attention to the overlaps and divergences in the lives of the artists, while also placing regional and urban women standing side by side, working towards reconciliation, accepting differences and creating a more just world through empathy and tolerance. 

This exhibition is curated by Julie Montgarrett and Sarah McEwan.

Artists

Aunty Fay Clayton (Wiradjuri elder)
Aunty Gail Manderson (Wiradjuri elder)
Aunty Kath Withers (Wiradjuri elder)
Aunty Lorraine Tye (Wiradjuri elder)
Amani Haydar
Christine Dean
Debra Keenahan
Desna Whaanga-Schollum
Her Riot
Jackie Atim
Julie Montgarrett 
Melanie Evans
Ms Saffaa
Sarah Mifsud
Vicky Okot
Yasmine Nasser Diaz

Partners

The Cad Factory
Griffith Regional Art Gallery
Museum of Art and Culture, yapang
Create NSW
Regional Arts NSW
Western Riverina Arts
Regional Arts Australia

Image: Christine Dean, Log Cabin, 2019. Oil on canvas

When

  • Saturday, 26 February 2022 | 09:00 AM - Sunday, 08 May 2022 | 03:00 PM

Location

Museum of Art and Culture (MAC), 1A First Street, Booragul 2284, Booragul 2284  View in Google Maps

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