In early October, I wrote a Shotgun Review for Art Practical on the opening of the Ever After exhibition at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland. Over the weekend, I attended the closing exhibition, which included some wonderful performance pieces. Admittedly, I’m not the biggest fan of performance art but when it’s done well, it’s quite the experience. Below, I’ve posted a few photos of my favorite pieces at the closing. Reflection to follow.
Please click on the images below to learn more about the artists.
They are developing work around the current political climate. One piece is addressing the ever-changing status of women in culture and how the extreme right/religious right/Tea Party is changing not only legislation but undermining the overall perception of the role of women in society.
They are reaching out to friends and family and asking us to dig through our closets for those unused “work” pants.
Specifically, the artists are looking for the following:
Black, Grey, Dark Blue or Pin Stripe pants
Pants considered as proper office attire for a professional woman
Size doesn’t matter, but time does!! Please go check your closets and contact the artists with additional questions. The artists are also willing to arrange for a pick-up, if necessary.
Please contact Emmanuelle Namont Kouznetsov (Location: San Francisco) via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Elyse Hochstadt (Location: East Bay) via e-mail at email@example.com
Donors will be acknowledged as a participants. The artists will keep everyone informed of the developments of the piece as well as where it will be exhibited. More to come…