Judy Chicago (Artist, Jessica Silverman Gallery) in conversation with Jayna Zweiman (Co-Founder of Pussyhat Project) and Alison Gass (Dana Feitler Director of Smart Museum of Art).
Join artists Judy Chicago and Jayna Zweiman as they discuss issues of feminism that permeate their practices.
The two artists will explore how to political activism is manifested in various forms, particularly in community-based projects like Welcome Blanket that confront contemporary social and political issues.
The talk is moderated by Alison Gass, Dana Feitler Director of the Smart Museum.
Gordon Parks Arts Hall
The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
5815 S Kimbark Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Presented by EXPO CHICAGO in partnership with the Smart Museum of Art and the The University of Chicago as part of /Dialogues.
Images: Judy Chicago, 6 AM: Cat Alarm Clocks from Kitty City (detail), 2000, watercolor on Arches, 22 x 30 in. © Judy Chicago. Photo: Donald Woodman. Image courtesy of Jessica Silverman Gallery.
Handmade blankets created for Welcome Blanket, Jayna Zweiman’s crowd-sourced installation at the Smart Museum of Art.