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New Spaces Performative Occupation Interlocutor

Start Date: 25 August 2018

End Date: 22 September 2018

Time: Various

Venue: Fashion and Textile Design Centre,

Address: 31-33 Shipquay Street

Website: http://visualartists.org.uk/newspaces

Léann Herlihy presents an experiential work which explores historic state violence enacted through gynaecological means. The speculum has a dark history of misogyny, political power struggles, and abuse. Cervical can opener sheds light on a ‘modern’ society, which is so willing to use medieval medical instruments on women.
Tea Break: 28 August 10am
It’s time to pause for discussion on gender equality.
What’s Patriarchy Doing Here? Tuesday 18 September 7pm
Panel Discussion on structures of power throughout recent history
Love… Friday 21st September 7pm
78 mins film screening with tea and Estonian chocolate and a live video call from Sandra Jogeva.
Artist Bios:
Léann Herlihy is a performance artist based between Ireland and Poland
Sandra Jogeva is an artist, documentary maker,  writer and curator based in Tallinn, Estonia.