The Body Politic | Group Exhibition at Catalyst Arts, Belfast

 

The Body Politic | Group Exhibition at Catalyst Arts, Belfast Date/Time
Date(s) - 31/01/2019 - 14/03/2019

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Catalyst Arts

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http://catalystarts.org.uk

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Chloe Cooper. Rachel Fallon. Núria Güell. Jesse Jones. Eimear Walshe. Emma Wolf-Haugh.

“Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.” Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality (1976)

The Body Politic is a medieval metaphor which likens a nation to one autonomous being. The head of this body governs with divine authority, drawing strength and power from the masses below. Catalyst Arts presents a contemporary response to this concept in our exhibition The Body Politic.

Each of the works presented address different struggles against status, laws and narratives prescribed on our individual and collective bodies. Together they offer tools with which we may change the status quo.

Events:

Late Night Art 7th February 18:00 – 22:00

February 14th, 15th, 16th A Facility for Fluid Sharers workshop with Chloe Cooper

A Facility for Fluid Sharers is a sex education / paper marbling workshop by Chloe Cooper, which offers participants the opportunity to practice making choices together within the context of sexual relationships. It asks participants to consider which fluids they’d like to give and which they’d like to receive via the medium of paper marbling.

Participation is free. Please book through EventBrite

Late Night Art 7th March 18:00 – 22:00

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