Humanism in process: Female Performance Artists at Work | Workshops, Performances and Talks, Belfast

6 to 11 May

Humanism in process: Female Performance Artists at Work No.2 – a feminist art and activism week with Mónica Mayer involving Workshops, Performances, Talks and Roundtable discussions.

The second part of this project, 6-11 May, will feature Mónica Mayer and her project El Tendedero/The Clothesline. This an important example of how she transforms the clothesline, a traditionally feminine object, into a tool designed to engage the community and facilitate a dialogue around women’s experience with violence—including topics such as sexual harassment, domestic violence, and trafficking. Monica has been addressing these issues since the late 70’s, so is an early example of the MeToo movement.

May programme

Artists: Mónica Mayer, Jayne Cherry.
Panelists: Dr. Chérie Driver, Bronagh Lawson, Cony Ortiz, Elvira Santamaria
Activities Dates/Times:
Workshop with Monica Mayer, Mon 6 -Wed 8 May, 11am to 4.30pm, various see below
Performances by Monica Mayer and Victor Lerma, Jayne Cherry, Thur 9 May, 7pm, Pollen Gallery, 37 Queen St, Belfast BT1 6EA
Performance by Monica Mayer, Fri 10 May, 12noon City Hall vicinity, Royal Ave.
Performance Monthly meeting, 12noon, Writer’s Square, Belfast
Talk and Roundtable Discussion, Sat 11 May 2pm, GT Gallery, 84-94 Great Patrick St, Belfast BT1 2LU

Mónica Mayer’s Workshop will including activities in public spaces addressing current issues affecting the wellbeing of women, through a process of civic engagement and response. Participants will include artists as well as contacts made through the ongoing discussions with community groups.

For further information please contact Brian Patterson,
Email: bbeyond@europe.com or Tel: 07968643871

See more: bbeyond.live/…

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