In the midst of a cultural reckoning spurred by infringements on women’s legal rights in Poland and the United States, new political and civil actions are on the increase. Whilst the previous number of yrs have been mostly viewed as a feminist renaissance, artwork establishments continued to stumble into familiar traps of institutional patriarchy and systematic discrimination, tumbling backward from progress into the Center Ages. As a response to modern events in each nations around the world, Residency Endless (RU) and the Polish Cultural Institute New York have collaborated to existing two panel conversations in March 2021 for Women’s Historical past Thirty day period. Titled New Renaissance in Feminist Art, this mini-collection will look at the thought of the human body as a instrument for political oppression as very well as a position of resistance.

The initial panel will be held on Worldwide Women’s Day, Monday, March 8, 2021, at 2pm (EST). Gals leaders of art establishments in Poland and the US will come together to reflect on their ongoing activism and involvement with feminist narratives, and the affect this has experienced on institutional programming. Speakers involve Agnieszka Rayzacher, the founder and director of Warsaw-primarily based gallery lokal_30 and an organizer of SemFem seminars on up to date problems in art and feminism, and Joan Snitzer, Professor of Artwork Record and co-Chair Director of Visual Arts at Barnard College, Columbia College, who as a painter has been included with the Brooklyn nonprofit A.I.R. Gallery since its early beginnings. Jenée-Daria Strand, Curatorial Assistant for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Middle for Feminist Artwork at Brooklyn Museum, will moderate the dialogue.

The next panel will take place on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 5pm (EST). Anna Orbaczewska, a Polish painter and multimedia artist represented by lokal_30, and Tel Aviv and New York-centered action painter Rotem Reshef, RU’s existing artist-in-residence, will focus on how they engage with feminist activism as women and artists, and how it impacts their participation, position, and presentation of their respective get the job done in Poland, Israel, the US, and across borders. The panel will be moderated by Sheetal Prajapati, artist, Interim Handling Director of Frequent Subject, founder of Lohar Assignments, Faculty member at University of Visual Arts’ MFA Good Arts system, and Board Chair (2021–2023) of Art + Feminism.

Register for these two panels and understand much more at instytutpolski.pl/newyork.

This system is initiated and funded by the Polish Cultural Institute New York, introduced and co-arranged in partnership with Residency Unlimited, in collaboration with lokal_30, the Brooklyn Museum, Barnard Faculty at Columbia College, Lohar Jobs, and A.I.R. Gallery. 

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