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Feminist and Political Collage: Interdisciplinary Strategies for Performance

April 13, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join us for a special lecture with the performance art collective Colectivo LASTESIS.

In this virtual workshop, Colectivo LASTESIS (Chile) will share their working methods with participants. The objective will be to put feminist theory into practice, generating a translation of written text into spoken words, while using other artistic materialities. The result will end with performance, dialogue, sound, text, and graphics.

This virtual event will be spoken in Spanish, with English interpretation. All are welcome. 

Register for this virtual workshop here.

This program is presented as part of the exhibition The People United, curated by Tamara Toledo.

COLECTIVO LASTESIS is an interdisciplinary feminist collective from Valparaíso, Chile, founded by Daffne Valdés Vargas, Paula Cometa Stange, Lea Cáceres Díaz, and Sibila Sotomayor Van Rysseghem.

The collective is dedicated to spreading feminist theses and demands through public performance. They have published several books, such as: Antología Feminista (Debate, 2021); Quemar el miedo (Planeta, 2021); and About Wild Capitalism & its Patriarchal Performance in Our Lives (En Why Theatre? Golden Book, NTGent, 2020); among others. They have received multiple awards including the Jaime Castillo Velasco Award from the Chilean Human Rights Commission (2020) and The TIME100: Most Influential People 2020, among others.

WAHC wishes to acknowledge the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Hamilton, the Province of Ontario, CUPE National, the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario, the Canada Council for the Arts and OSSTF for their support of our exhibitions and ancillary programs.

For more information, please contact Sylvia Nickerson, Programming and Exhibitions Specialist, at (905) 522-3003 ex. 29 or sylvia@wahc-museum.ca

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