Encounters: Emily Mae Smith and #MeToo

When:
March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am
2019-03-09T10:00:00-05:00
2019-03-09T10:15:00-05:00

Join a dialogue that explores artistic responses to gender, sexuality, capitalism, and violence in the work of MATRIX artist Emily Mae Smith alongside the powerful, contemporary #MeToo movement, which brings to light sexual harassment and sexual assault.

The following texts will be discussed:
1. From 1971: Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? by Linda Nochlin 
2. Tarana Burke on why she created the #MeToo movement β€” and where it’s headed by Chris Snyder and Linette Lopez
3. #MeToo, Sexual Assault and the Arts by Sydney Burrows

This program is full. Please email  faculty@wadsworthatheneum.org to join a waitlist.
Meet in the Hartford Courant Room. Enter at 29 Atheneum Square North. Free.