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Feminist Activism and Art Conference (fwd) LEVASSEUR ANDRE




Bonjour,

J'ai recu cette annonce par le biais du groupe de discussion "Queer
studies".  Si vous etes dans le coin de San Francisco au debut d'avril,
peut-etre serez-vous interesses et interessees.

Andre

P.S. Je m'excuse de la qualite du message retransmis.

P.P.S J'ai cru comprendre (voir le texte plus bas) qu'il y aura une page
Web en rapport avec l'evenement.  A partir du 21 mars, il me semble.
(http://www.igc.apc.org/femactart/)

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Date: Wed, 15 Mar 95 09:29:09 -0800
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To: megana@hpclbis.cup.hp.com
Subject: Feminist Activism and Art conference

Please post:

SF Camerawork and The LAB Present
UTOPIA/DYSTOPIA:
THE THIRD ANNUAL CONFERENCE
ON FEMINIST ACTIVISM AND ART
April 7-9 at Center for the Arts Theater
and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Advance ticket reservations are strongly recommended. =

To order tickets call Center for the Arts Ticket Office: (415)978-2787
For complete panel descriptions, call SF Camerawork at (415) 621-1001 or =
The LAB
at (415)346-4063. =


SF Camerawork and The LAB present UTOPIA/DYSTOPIA: The Third Annual Confe=
rence
on Feminist Activism and Art, a three day event featuring panel discussio=
ns,
performances, and video screenings by more than 30 women artists, activis=
ts, and
writers from across the country. The conference will focus on the evoluti=
on of
community through art rooted in social consciousness, public television a=
nd new
technological networks of communication. Participants will envision both =
ideal
and dystopian scenarios for the empowerment of female culture in the new
millennium. Speakers and performers represent a wide range of women worki=
ng in
different spheres of the community from =D4zines to public access televis=
ion to
internet arts activist projects. International acclaimed performance arti=
st
Rachel Rosenthal will be the featured performer.


Utopia/Dystopia  will be presented on April 7-9, 1995 by SF Camerawork an=
d The
LAB at Center for the Arts, Theater in San Francisco and the San Francisc=
o
Museum of Modern Art.  For ticket information call Center for the Arts at=
(415)
978-ARTS / 978-2787, or send registration form to ticket office, Center f=
or the
Arts, 701 Mission Street at Third, San Francisco, CA 94103. =



SCHEDULED EVENTS:

PLENARY and PERFORMANCE  7:30 - 10:00 PM
Friday, April 7, 1995=0B
Lynn Hershman, New Forms Artist/Educator
Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie, Photographer/Activist, Writer
Director of Nation TV
Pamela Z, Composer/Performance Musician
Kathleen Hanna, Singer for Bikini Kill/Writer, Activist

Saturday,  April 8, 1995
Panel  12:30 - 2:30 PM
Expression/Regulation/Access: Changing the Rules
Colette Gaiter, Visual Artist/Educator
Rebeca Bollinger, Visual Artist
Sharon Grace, New Forms Artist/Educator
Erika Lopez, Artist/Cartoonist
Moderated by writer Cathy Greenblatt

2:30 - 3:00 PM
Special Presentation by DeeDee Halleck, Founder of Deep Dish and Paper Ti=
ger
TV/Media Activist

Panel  3:00 - 5:00 PM =

Evolving Communities: Models for Alternative Culture
Aida Mancillas, Artist/Community Activist/Public Policy Advisor for the A=
rts
Toni Lane, Artist/Community Activist =

Susan Cervantes, Founder and Director of Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center
Harriet Dodge, Co-Founder of Red Dora=D5s Bearded Lady Cafe/Artist
Moderated by Media Activist DeeDee Halleck =


Saturday, April 9, 1995 =

5:00 - 5:30  Special Presentation by video and visual artist Barbara Hamm=
er

Performance 8:00 PM
Rachel Rosenthal, Solo Performer
excerpts from filename: FUTURFAX, a meditation on the nature of time

Sunday April 9th 12:00 - 1:30 =

Special Event at SFMOMA
Lecture by Martha Rosler and Catherine Lord, Amphitheater =


Sunday, April 9th 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Performance curated by Crystal Mason, Co-Founder of Luna Sea
Miriam Kronberg: Repetitive Strain
Alison Wright: Mr. Backlash

Sunday, April 8, 1995
Panel 2:30 - 4:30 PM
Access to Power: (Re)Forming Culture in the 90s
Susan Mooney, Global Internet Activist
Jocelyn Taylor, Co-Producer of Dyke TV, Video Artist
Pearl Ubungen, Choreographer/Community Activist
Renee Edgington, Director of Clean Needles Now/Community Activist
Moderated by Visual Artist Margaret Crane

4:30 - 5:00 PM. Presentation by Alluequere Rosanne Stone, Queen of Cybers=
pace

5:00-6:00 PM Open Forum/Talk Back Session
with panelists and audience.  =

Facilitated by Alluequere Rosanne Stone


All panel discussions and performances will take place at Center for the =
Arts
Theater at 700 Howard Street, at Third in downtown San Francisco. Smaller=

discussion groups, video screenings, CD-Rom Installations, and technology=

workshops will be held from 11 AM-6 PM, April 7-9 at the SF Museum of Mod=
ern Art
at 151 Third Street. Museum activities include discussion groups, worksho=
ps, and
special presentations by the following artists and cultural activists: Ba=
rbara
Hammer, Theresa Harlan, Natalie Jeremijenko, Barbara Lee, Holly B. Colema=
n,
Claudia L=D5Amoreaux, Lucia Grossberger-Morales, Anna Couey, and Gossip G=
ospel.

RELATED EVENTS:
On Sunday, April 9 at 12 noon, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art wil=
l
present Inadequate Descriptive Systems, a lecture with Martha Rosler, art=
ist,
and Catherine Lord, writer. The lecture will be held in the SFMOMA theate=
r at
151 Third Street. For more information contact the SFMOMA Office of Publi=
c
Programs at (415) 357-4102. =



EXHIBITIONS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CONFERENCE:

SF Camerawork presents MOVING THE MESSAGE: Artists=D5 Social Actions from=
Public
to Private
March 9-April 29, Reception: Friday, March 10, 6-8 pm
70-12th Street, between Market and Mission Streets
Artists: Margaret Crane/Jon Winet, Deep Dish TV, Aida Mancillas/Lynn Sush=
oltz,
Dana Schuerholtz, Sharon Siskind, Kelly/Larry Sultan, Hulleah Tsinhnahjin=
nie,
and Annie West. =

Moving the Message is a group exhibition of women artists and collaborati=
ve
teams that examines systems of communication through social actions that =
expand
our notion of home and community. =


The LAB presents VIRTUAL FEMALE
April 5-April 29, Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 6-8 pm
1807 Divisadero Street
Artists: Rebeca Bollinger, Marjorie Franklin, Colette Gaiter, Christine T=
amblyn,
and Gail Wight/Kristine Yaffe. =

Virtual Female  features the work of women artists using new technologies=
to
explore the construction of gender in social systems and in cyberspace, w=
ith
reference to biological and technological functions, narrative structures=
, the
operations of both human and artificial memory, and the architecture of p=
rivate
and public spaces. =


THE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Also in conjunction with the conference, The LAB and SF Camerawork presen=
t The
Technology Program, a series of interactive explorations that will extend=

throughout 1995. It features a high tech/low tech networking system for c=
ultural
activists which will be formed during the conference, and a world wide we=
b site
on the internet (on view March 21) located at
http://www.igc.apc.org/femactart/

HISTORY OF THE CONFERENCE
For the past three years SF Camerawork and The LAB=D5s annual Conference =
on
Feminist Activism and Art has provided a forum for feminists, activists, =
and
artists to address issues of shared concern, exchange ideas and informati=
on, and
form new diverse community networks. This year=D5s conference will specif=
ically
focus on the processes by which communities are formed, with respect to b=
oth
traditional and new community networks sustained through interactive tech=
nology.
For information on past conferences, call The LAB or SF Camerawork, and r=
efer to
Critical Condition: Women on the Edge of Violence  (City Lights Press, ed=
ited by
Amy Scholder), an anthology which documents the first conference. =


ABOUT THE CONFERENCE CO-PRODUCERS:
SF Camerawork is a nationally recognized non-profit artists=D5 organizati=
on whose
purpose is to stimulate dialogue, encourage inquiry, and communicate idea=
s about
contemporary photography and related media through exhibitions, lectures,=
and
workshops, and CAMERAWORK: A Journal of Photographic Arts. For informatio=
n about
programs or membership call (415) 621-1001. =


The LAB is an interdisciplinary artists organization which supports the
development and presentation of new visual, performing, media, and litera=
ry art.
The LAB assists artists in the creation of new work, and presents
under-recognized mid-career artists and emerging professional artists who=
se work
crosses boundaries=D1material, cultural, or presentational. For informati=
on about
programs or membership call (415) 346-4063. =



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