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More Radical Women in the Wertheim Study

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Food is a Feminist IssueFood is a Feminist IssueTuesday is the second of the Wertheim Study scholars' lecture series: Singular and Collective: Radical Women Artists [in NYC during the 1970s].  This one, by Dr. Aseel Sawalha, is the collective part.  She's going to examine the scene from the perspective of anthropology, focusing on two women's arts collectives: The New York Feminist Art Institute (still going strong) and Heresies, which was both a school and a magazine, available at the Library and at home with a library card.   I'll bring the bound printed journal on Tuesday.



Last Tuesday, we in the audience enjoyed the company of Mary Beth Edelson, who was the subject of the first lecture.  What a pistol.  After Dr. Wentrack's mighty fine presentation, Edelson was naturally involved in the Q&A.  At one point, always wanting to start a revolution, she asked, more or less, 'how many of you will meet in the corner to exchange cards and GET ON WITH IT.'  Terrific stuff, btw, her posters and collages.  Truly a feminist cornerstone.

These lectures will all be available on the Library's AV page and on iTunes, so look for them.

Hoping as always to see you there.  Mention this blog for an inconsequential gift, but radical in spirit, I hope.

Jay

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