Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Many Facets of Feminism Explored in “Resistant Women: Art, Empowerment & Activism”

Resistant Women: Art, Empowerment & Activism

WHEN: Opening: March 13, 6:00pm-10:00pm. Artist Talk: March 20, 6:00pm-8:00pmPM – 8PM. Exhibition Runs March 13 – 27.
Jersey City Theater Center, Merseles Studios, 339 Newark Avenue, Jersey City

Resistant Women: Art, Empowerment & Activism exhibits work in a range of mediums, including photography, film, posters and painting, all by Jersey City and area artists. (Above: Putting Out the Fires by Nanette Reynolds Beachner)

Resistant Women speaks to diverse and divergent ways women have challenged authority, the status quo and norms,” said Atim Annette Oton, Art Curator, JCTC. “This group exhibition showcases artists who utilize art as voice, protest and a means of communication to create change by artists and for women.” (Right: ICE Comes From Ivanka by Patricia Dahlman)

Resistant Women: Art, Empowerment & Activism artists: Leslie Sheryll, Monika Kalra, Kay Hickman, Janhavi Firke, Ian "Billy Bones" Murphy, Nanette Reynolds Beachner, Alpana Mittal, Rafaelina Tineo, Erin Kuhn, Beth Bentley, Jim Fallon, Antoinette Ellis-Williams, Jin Jung, Anna Kasperowitz, Gwenn Seemel, Frank Ippolito, Patricia Dahlman, Catalina Aranguren, and Heather Williams.

“Women are strong, resilient and nurturing,” said Olga Levina, Artistic Director, JCTC. “Resistant Women is a marvelous exhibition showing the different ways women are bringing about change in society.”