Public Programming THE UN-HEROIC ACT

PUBLIC PROGRAMMING

THE UN-HEROIC ACT:
Representations of Rape in  Contemporary Women’s Art in the U.S.

 

WED., SEPTEMBER 26, 6-8 PM

EXHIBITION TOUR & ARTIST TALK:Rape in the Social Context

Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 860 Eleventh Avenue (at 59th Street)

The evening starts with a tour of the exhibition with curator Monika Fabijanska. Following Christen Clifford’s (New School) introduction to the history of rape, artist Jennifer Karadywill discuss her Soldiers’ Stories from Iraq and Afghanistanproject – her exploration of the psychology of life after war which includes a story about military sexual trauma and her collaboration with U.S. veterans, while Ada Trillowill talk about her project How did I get here?in the context of women trafficking, rape and prostitution, and feminicidios– violent homicides of women on the U.S.-Mexican border. Moderated by professorShonna Trinch(John Jay College).

 

WED., OCTOBER 3, 5-9 PM

SYMPOSIUM:Iconography of Rape in Contemporary Women’s Art in the U.S.

Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery and Moot Court (6th Floor), John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 860 Eleventh Avenue (at 59th Street)

5:00-5:30 PM –     Tour of the exhibition with curator Monika Fabijanska, Shiva Gallery, ground floor

5:40-6:00 PM –     Opening remarks: professor Katie Gentile (John Jay College), the Moot Court, 6th floor

6:00-6:30 PM –     Introduction to the Iconography of Rape: curatorMonika Fabijanska

6:30-7:30 PM –     Panel I: The Social Dimension and Political Action:Guerrilla Girls, Bang Geul Han, andSonya Kelliher-Combs, moderated by writerNancy Princenthal

7:30-8:30 PM –     Panel II: The Iconography of Rape and History of Art, Literature and Film:Natalie Frank, Kathleen Gilje, andNaima Ramos-Chapman, moderated byCarmen Hermo(Brooklyn Museum)

8:30-9:00 PM –     Social time in the gallery

 

WED., OCTOBER 24, 6-8 PM

EXHIBITION TOUR & ARTIST TALK: The Personal Sphere

Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 860 Eleventh Avenue (at 59th Street)

The evening starts with a tour of the exhibition with curator Monika Fabijanska. Artists Angela Fraleighand Roya Amighdiscuss what artistic means artists employ to tell personal stories.

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