Saturday, February 25, 2012
9 am – 5pm
Ahmanson Auditorium at MOCA
250 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
The Feminist Art Project (TFAP), now in its seventh year of shining a spotlight on feminist art and its impact on art and culture worldwide, announces the schedule for a special forum at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles. This event coincides with the 100th Annual College Art Association Conference being held in Los Angeles.
Shares and Stakeholders will consider the present and future of feminist artistic thought and practice. What are the stakes – and who are the stakeholders – of the feminist future? The days’ conversations will reflect the greater inclusivity of contemporary feminist art that embraces a multiplicity of identities and philosophies. Topics of discussion with include: feminist art educational models, the roles of men in feminist art, interventionist art strategies, radical queer art-making, and feminism as a daily humanist practice. These panels will build upon a tradition of feminism in Los Angeles through new readings and modes of engagement with this vital movement. Speakers will share their perspectives as artist, educators, curators, art historians, filmmakers and writers who are invested in the feminist future.
this annual event is free and open to the
public but space is limited!
9:00 – 9:10
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
9:10 – 10:30
Feminist Art Education: Renewal and Revision
10:40 – 12:00
Curator and Writer Colleagues, Co-conspirators, and Partners: Perspectives from Feminist Men
12:00 – 12:30
12:40 – 2:00
Tactics are the New Strategy
2:10 – 3:30
Destabilizing a Destabilized Existence
3:40 – 5:00
Artist, Woman, Human: Feminism in Practice
For more information about
SHARES AND STAKEHOLDERS, please visit sharesandstakeholders.com.
The panels are co-organized by artists Audrey Chan (J. Paul Getty Museum) and Elana Mann (Scripps College).
Special thanks to Whole Foods Market West Hollywood and Trader Joes for their contribution and Ben Maltz Gallery- Otis College of Art and Design for their generous support.
Misty Ericson holds a BA in English & Comparative Literature from San Jose State University, California, and an MA History of Art from University of Leeds, UK. In addition to her work on HerCircleEzine.com, which she founded in 2005, Misty enjoys painting in her studio and restoring her home in the English countryside.