7th INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S LIVE ART MEETING 4TH - 8TH OF MARCH 2010 INTERNATONAL WOMEN’S DAY LA MERCÈ CULTURAL CENTRE, GIRONA FACULTAT DE LLETRES, GIRONA UNIVERSITY
Gresol association is organising the 7th edition of the International meeting of women live art/performance artists. Once again, FEM will take place in the Mercè Cultural Centre in Gerona. Parallel to the performance programme, well known art critics and writers will take part in the 1st International Seminar of Performance Art organised by the Chair of Contemporary Art and Culture at Gerona University and presented in the Graus Sala at the UDG: There is also a programme of workshops run by the participating artists for highschool art students and artists. And a free open workshop. During the festival there will be a programme of projections of images from other performance/live art festivals.
FEM_10 In this editon of FEM, we pay hommage to the women who have acheived a life time of creativity through the language of live art/performance and at the same time we will showcase the work of very young artists who are representative of the new generations. We will we will create a space where the transmission of knowledge, experience and wisdom between generations will be possible. We will reflect upon the use of the body as an instrument of communication and the themes of maturity and presence. Hommage to María Lluïsa Borràs On the 23rd January 2010 María Lluïsa Borràs (Barcelona, 1931), art critic, writer and a friend, passed away. She was to have taken part in the theoretical programme in the seminar at the UDG just as she had in previous yearsrs as part of FEM_10 . María Lluïsa Borràs truly represented the spirit of this years meeting for her dedication to the transmission of knowlege to others in the field of contmeporary art. FEM_10 pays hommage to this great woman and great friend.