Art | Exhibition
Taking a number of influential works of feminist labour activism from the 1970s and 80s as a point of departure, Bodies of Work brings together ten international and Australian artists to examine women’s work both inside and outside the home.
Featured Artists: Berwick Street Film Collective, Ursula Biemann, Manuela Gernedel, The Hackney Flashers, Sidsel Meineche Hansen & Therese Henningsen, Morag Keil, Eugenia Lim, Sandra Lahire, Emma Phillips & Zoe Marni Robertson
Curator: Benison Kilby
Join us for the opening on Wednesday May 8 at 6pm, featuring ‘Disaffective Play,’ a performance by Zoe Marni Robertson at 7pm. Professor Lisa Adkins will be giving a talk on ‘Social Reproduction in the Neoliberal Era: Payments, Leverage and the Minskian Household’ on Saturday May 11 at 2pm.
Image: The Hackney Flashers, image from the slide-kit ‘Domestic Labour and Visual Representation’, 1980, courtesy of The Hackney Flashers Archive, Bishopsgate Institute, London.