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Don't tell me to smile: Blak feminism and intersectionality

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Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

111 Sturt Street

Southbank, VIC 3006

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As part of the public programs for Unfinished Business, join us for an evening of reciprocity and exchange exploring intersectionality in feminism, in relation to systems of oppression, domination, and discrimination. Chaired by Wemba-Wemba and Gunditjmara artist, curator, academic and Co-Curator of Unfinished Business, Paola Balla, this panel discussion will identify and question the challenges of blak feminism and intersectionality today in Australia and more widely.

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  • Maddee Clark and Neika Lehman, writers and current editors of uN Magazine. Maddee Clark is a Yugambeh freelance writer, curator and educator. Neika Lehman is a poet and art writer, she belongs to the Trawlwoolway peoples of Nother-East Tasmania

  • Kate Just, artist, exploring feminist representations of the body through a range of media, and lecturer at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

  • Nina Likke, gender studies scholar, author of 'Feminist Studies: A Guide to Intersectional Theory, Methodology and Writing' (2010), professor at Linköping University, Sweden

  • Paola Palla, Wemba-Wemba and Gunditjmara artist, curator and academic, Victoria University, and Co-Curator of Unfinished Business

This symposium will be Auslan interpreted and available as a podcast after the event.


Image: Ali Baker, Racist texts 2014 (detail), books, approx. 800.0 cm high. Courtesy the artist.Photograph: Denys Finney

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