All About Women’s Texts: Feminist Art through the East

All About Women’s Texts: Feminist Art through the East

Casa del Reloj

Through the 25th – 29th OCTOBER, 10:00 – 20:00

Into the framework associated with Kyiv Global – Kyiv Biennial 2017

Considering that the very first revolution in 2004 modern art in Ukraine is actually socially and politically involved. After Maidan revolution (2013) now utilizing the war, art earnestly reacts to traumatic social experiences. The questions of females and migrants legal rights, in specific, are exacerbated. Along with her exhibition curated for TRANSEUROPA, Oksana Briukhovetska will contextualize feminist and gender dilemmas into the art industry and culture as a whole, supplying a perspective that is comparative the present Ukrainian situation along with other post-Soviet and Eastern countries in europe. The exhibition “Women’s Texts” is an accumulation of functions by performers from Ukraine, Poland, Czechia and Russia, whom utilize various mediums and a feminist optic to represent various problems impacting feamales in post-soviet/post- countries that are socialist sugardaddyforme prices.

All the works had been developed in the past few years and exhibited at the artistic Culture Research Centre (Kyiv, Ukraine) as an element of a trilogy of feminist exhibitions: “Motherhood” (2015), “What in Me is Feminine? ” (2015) and “TEXTUS. Embroidery, textile, feminism” (2017). These exhibitions offered women artists a platform for expression and a setting for public discussion of social issues and women’s experiences as women in the contemporary art world are usually in less privileged positions.

One of several important dilemmas raised had been the financial status of females and women’s work.

The Ukrainian-Russian cooperative “Shvemy” exposes in its performance just just how western brands utilize servant labour in developing nations to sew cheap clothes. Sofia Vremennaya examines in her own work the labour migration of Ukrainian ladies. Aleka Polis of Poland utilizes the image of a lady cleaner as compared to a figure of protest that becomes a metaphor for struggle and elimination. „All About Women’s Texts: Feminist Art through the East“ weiterlesen