Animating the Archives

Animating the Archives: The Woman’s Building

A Metabolic Studio Special Project in Archiving

Opening Reception is May 13th, 2017 from 7:00-10:00PM
May 13 – June 3, 2017

Animating the Archives: the Woman’s Building is a Metabolic Studio Special Project in Archiving. Fifteen emerging Southern California women artists have created new works about the legacy of the Woman’s Building and the feminist art movement.

Johanna Breiding
CamLab (Anna Mayer and Jemima Wyman)
Teresa Flores (in collaboration with Maryam Hosseinzadeh)
Raquel Gutiérrez
Hackers of Resistance
Onya Hogan-Finlay (in collaboration with Phranc)
Carolina Ibarra-Mendoza
Marissa Magdalena
J. Alex Mathews
Felicia ‘Fe’ Montes
Cindy Rehm
Gladys Rodriguez
Hana Ward
Lisa Diane Wedgeworth
Diana Wyenn

Sat, May 13
7-10 p.m. : Exhibit Opening

Sat, May 20
1-4 p.m. : CamLab Miniatures Workshop
7-10 p.m. : Feminist Fridays on Saturday Night, facilitated by Micol Hebron

Sun, May 21
2-4 p.m. : Las Palabras hosts the Women Writers Series

Sat, May 27
3pm : Gallery Talk by Charlotte Cotton, curator-in-residence, the Metabolic Studio, with artists from exhibit
7-10 p.m. : Performances by Raquel Gutierrez, Hackers of Resistance, Marissa Magdalena and J. Alex Mathews

Sun, May 28
2-4 p.m. : Reading by Lisa Diane Wedgeworth

Sat, June 3
1-4 p.m. : Feminist Art Worksharing, coordinated by Jerri Allyn
7 p.m. : The A-Vest Awards Honoring Women Artists, hosted by Onya Hogan-Finlay and Phranc
8-10 p.m. : Evening of Women’s Music featuring Alice Bag, Phranc, Upset, and other special guests


Wondering Women: ‘Animating the Archives’ Channeled the Energy of Feminist Activity in L.A. from 1975 to 1991