Jun 27th 2013

SEX. MONEY. RACE. GENDER.: The Ladydrawers (of Chicago, Ill.)

Organized by Anne Elizabeth Moore

A+D Gallery’s 3rd Annual Summer Residency

The Ladydrawers Comics Collective is a group of women, men, trans*, and nonbinary gender folk who research, perform, and publish comics and texts about our culture. This summer’s residency invites new collaborators in to help us look at sex, money, race, and gender through comics and art

Exhibition Participants:
Sarah Bell, Nicole Boyett, Jacinta Bunnell, Maria Burnham, Ali Cantarella, Robyn Chapman, Faith Choi, Melissa Gira Grant, Clay Harris, Lyra Hill, Franny Howes, Sarabhi Kanga, Nia King, Abraham Lampert, Việt Lê, Marinaomi, Nicole Marroquin, David John Mitchell, Sarah Morton, Corinne Mucha, Julie Novak, Liz Rush, Isabel Reidy, Ali Scott, Maggie Siegel-Barele, Rachel Swanson, Laura Szumowski, Bonsovathary Uoeung, Lauren Weinstein, Sarah Welch, Elizabeth White, Caitlin Yates, Polly Yates

Exhibition curated by Lucia Anaya, Gabriela Mendez, and Faina Stefadu


On June 27 from 5 to 8 p.m., The Opening Night Extravaganza features comedy, art making, readings, music, performances, and much more. Come explore the issues of S.M.R.G. with a sprinkling of humor and pathos through stand up comedy, femcore anthems, live mural-making and even hula hooping.

Opening Night Performers:
Blizzard Babies, Danielle Chenette, Gretchen Hasse, Lyra Hill, Elliott Junkyard, Lindsey Smith, Ever Mainard, Carolina Mayorga, Katie McVay, Yasmin Nair, Fran Syass, Elizabeth White, Polly Yates, and random assorteds from the Ladydrawers crew

S.M.R.G Workshops

These workshops are collaborative and exploratory projects lead by outstanding cultural producers and thinkers—all amazing, smart people that you will like very much!

Radical Noticing: Riot Grrrl Press and Contemporary Comic – June 29, 2-4 p.m.
May Summer Farnsworth and Fran Syass

Lexicon of Sexicana – July 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Esther Pearl Watson and Terri Kapsalis

Life and Labor – July, 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Delia Jean Hickey and Sarah Jaffe

Boi Band Poser Poster Workshop – July 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Việt Lê and Morgan Claire

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