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Doing Feminism / Sharing the World

Doing Feminism / Sharing the World
4 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018 in Melbourne

Doing Feminism/Sharing the World is a three-month program of artist residencies, performances, artists' talks, seminars and screenings.

Artists working in collaboration will create participatory public projects informed by a feminist ethics that addresses the theme ‘sharing the world’.

Come along each Thursday evening for Art Talks, a series of open discussions with the artists, facilitated by a mentor who has worked with the artists during the residency program.

Other participatory public events will held across the summer; see the website for full details.

The program concludes with a three-day national symposium: Women Art and Feminism in Australia since 1970, at Victorian College of the Arts/University of Melbourne, with keynotes by A/Professor Jennifer Biddle and Professor Clare Hemmings.

The Doing Feminism/Sharing the World program is curated by Professor Anne Marsh and Caroline Phillips. It is part of Professor Marsh’s Australian Research Council Discovery Project: Women, Feminism and Art in Australia since 1970. The residency and symposium are held in association with major professional partners including the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), The University of Melbourne and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), with its exhibition Unfinished Business: Perspectives on Art and Feminism, which runs concurrently with the residency program.