WEAD News

InterGEN- Womyn Citizen Artists’ Expression Exhibition

September 2nd, 2014 by Krystle Ahmadyar

“All the rest is commentary…”  (detail), Beth Grossman.

WEAD Sponsored Exhibition
September 5- 26th, 2014


OPENING RECEPTION 
September 5, 2014  7pm-10pm

OMI Gallery at Impact Hub Oakland
2315 Broadway
Oakland, California

SPONSORED BY WEAD
With support from Wells Fargo Bank for Community Outreach

This collaborative venture offers both an exhibition, which runs from September 4 -26, 2014 includes a series of artist engagements and public workshops.

Contributions include performances, paintings, comics, films, and prints by women cultural workers. This unique group of artists and artivists explores issues of community engagement, self-representation, ancestral storytelling, sacred reclamation, environmental stewardship, and international communication technologies.

ARTISTS
Zéna Allen
Ayanna Bassiouni
Miranda Bergman
Ka Yan Cheung
Dominique Dominguez
Beth Grossman
Samira Hashemi


WORKSHOPS
Sept. 16  Zena Allen and Ayanna Bassiouri – Live performance: Music and Shadow Puppets

Sept. 22 Beth Grossman – “Table Talk” Community Conversation and Drawing. A cross cultural regard for the “Golden Rule”.

Sept. 23 Ka Yan Cheung – Workshop: Graphic novels as a personal storytelling form


GUEST CURATOR
Stephanie A. Johnson

CO-CURATOR
Lauren Elder

OMI GALLERY CURATOR
Ashara Ekundayo

SPONSORED BY WEAD
With support from Wells Fargo Bank for Community Outreach

WEAD focuses on women’s unique perspectives we collaborate internationally to further the field and understanding of ecological and social justice art.


Omi Gallery at Impact Hub Oakland is a place for artists, theorists, creative entrepreneurs, organizers, and students to display, teach and learn. Through exhibition, performance and presentation we create and nourish partnerships between artists, businesses, institutions, and the public. Contact Gallery Director, Ashara Ekundayo at http://oakland.impacthub.net/omi-gallery


“For Our Familes” (detail), Ka Yan Cheung.

WEAD Board member Suzanne Girot passed away June 1, 2014

July 24th, 2014 by Krystle Ahmadyar