Future Feminist Archive Report. Three closing events from 1 to 5pm.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2 PM
The Cross Art Projects
8 Llankelly Place, Kings Cross, Sydney
Future Feminist Archive Report ends a year-long project for the 40th anniversary of International Women’s Year whereby artist/researchers engaged with regional archives and collections to forge connections between diverse feminist histories and current ideas relating to feminism and archives.
(Image: Deborah Kelly, La Lucha Continua, 2016, archival pigment ink on cotton rag, 50 x 70 cm, Working with Sydney Trades Hall Collection, Victoria Trades Hall Council archives)
Artists participating in the exhibition: Alison Alder, Louise Kate Anderson, Mini Graff, Deborah Kelly, Leonie Lane and Jan Davis, Fiona MacDonald, Raquel Ormella, Elvis Richardson and Lynette Riley. Curator Jo Holder
At the end of the exhibition, the Future Feminist Archive Print Folio will be distributed to the participating archives and institutions.
Event 1: Finissage of Future Feminist Archive. Talks by Bec Dean, independent curator and historian Heather Goodall whose research interests traverse Indigenous histories and environmental issues.
Presented by The Cross Art Projects, Saturday 7 May, 2pm
Event 2: Name that artist! Elvis Richardson, artist and author of The Countess Report
Presented by Artspace, 1pm–5pm
Event 3: The History of Performance, Brown Council
Presented by the Biennale of Sydney, 4pm