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Womens Day Off

Nov 26 2015 Published by under Uncategorized

The Living Art Museum is contributing to Konsthall C one day symposium investigating collective practices and their relationships to political organising.

The symposium is particularly inspired by the ‘Women’s Day Off’, a strike that happened in Iceland in 1975 that sought to highlight and make visible women’s work within the home. The strike is one of the most impressive acts of women’s organising to challenge gender inequality in Northern Europe. Presentations and discussions throughout the day build on ideas of collective working and art’s relationship to political organising.

To book a place at this free event please email osa@konsthallc.se and for the full programme please visit www.konsthallc.se This event will be held in English.

Schedule – Women’s Day Off
10:30am – Doors open
11am – Welcome and Introduction
11:15am – Emma Tolander, Hello Body!
11:30am – Kamilla Askholm (CAMP / Center for Art on Migration Politics)
12 noon – Dady de Maximo (Artist, Journalist and Fashion Designer – CAMP)
12:30pm – Responding Questions
1pm – Shared Lunch provided
2:30pm – Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir, Becky Forsythe and H. K. Rannversson (Nýló / Living Art Museum)
3:15pm – Responding Questions
3:45pm – Maiko Tanaka (The Grand Domestic Revolution)
4:30pm – Responding Questions by writer Gunilla Lundahl
5pm – Symposium closing and opening at Konsthall C’s Centrifug

Contributors include: Emma Tolander, dancer, choreographer and member of the feminist collective ÖFA-collective
Kamilla Askholm from Copenhagen’s CAMP (Centre for Art on Migration Politics); the artist, journalist and fashion designer Dady de Maximo; Stockholm based writer Gunilla Lundahl
Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir, Becky Forsythe and H. K. Rannversson from The Living Art Museum in Iceland
Maiko Tanaka, curator and co-initiator of the project The Grand Domestic Revolution.

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