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Weekend Links at re:Cycling – Menstrual Activism & the Arts

Weekend Links at re:Cycling – Menstrual Activism & the Arts

When it comes to modern political and social activism, one of the most powerful tools one can use to make a statement and shift public perception is art. Whether it’s film, fine art or the written word, art has the ability to challenge society’s deepest assumptions by sparking new ideas, catalyzing critical thinking, and inspiring individuals to take steps in...
Our Bodies Our Blood – Group Art Show – Halifax, NS

Our Bodies Our Blood – Group Art Show – Halifax, NS

  Our Bodies Our Blood Now through September 30 Plan B Gallery 2180 Gottingen Street Halifax, Nova Scotia For more information about events visit https://www.facebook.com/ourblood.artproject?fref=ts.   As we saw with Widening the Cycle at #SMCR2015, art has the ability to play a powerful role in social activism, especially with regards to menstruation. Earlier this month a group art show...

Can art change the way society thinks about menstruation?

#SMCR2015 Plenary Session Video Presentation Beyond “Menstruation Bathroom”: Stimulating Social Change Through Visualizations of Gendered Blood Can art change the way society sees, perceives and thinks about menstruation? Can visual art help expand the scope of reproductive justice in the mainstream? In this panel discussion, five artists from Widening the Cycle, the art show that ran concurrently with...
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