Sunday, May 16, 2010
Ni Una Mas Artmarch, Drexel University, May 15, 2010
WCA Philadelphia Members Alison Altergott (Co-President), Virginia Maksymowicz (Treasurer), and Bonnie MacAllister (Past President, Young Women's Caucus Officer) represented the Women's Caucus for Art at Ni Una Mas...
"UPDATE: IN THE FIRST 3 MONTHS OF 2010, 34 WOMEN HAVE BEEN REPORTED MISSING, ACCORDING TO A REPORT FROM THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE FOR THE NORTHERN ZONE IN JUAREZ.
Major Art Exhibition, ARTMARCH, Film Screenings, Concerts and Lectures Will Bring Attention to the murders of over 700 Women in Juarez, Mexico
Ni Una Mas is a powerful Drexel University-wide collaboration of academic, student and institutional departments intended to raise awareness about gender violence and, in particular, crimes against women in the Mexican bordertown of Juarez. The cornerstone of Ni Una Mas is an art exhibition featuring over 70 works of art by twenty international artists, including Yoko Ono, Kiki Smith, Nancy Spero, Irish activist painter Brian Maguire and local artists Arlene Love and Jen Blazina. Work of noted forensic artist and Philadelphia native Frank Bender will also be included in the exhibition. Ni Una Mas will demonstrate to students and the Philadelphia region that art can be a force for social change."
Norwegian Performance Artist kicks off NI Una Mas
Bonnie MacAllister is a multimedia performance artist. She has performed at the New York Foundation of Arts and the Cat Cat Club in Paris, and her plays have been staged at the Shubin Theatre, Adrienne Theatre, and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally including in Galeria 6 in Mexico, the Utopia Library in Italy, and the Delaware Art Museum. She curates the multimedia label Certain Circuits Media (www.certaincircuits.org) which is currently accepting submissions. Her twitter: @BonnieMacArt