Heroines Now - Melanie Bonajo, Anne Wenzel, Gluklya, Sarah Naqvi and Lungiswa Gqunta

2 November - 21 December at AKINCI
Melanie Bonajo, Anne Wenzel, Gluklya, Sarah Naqvi and Lungiswa Gqunta

With ‘Heroines Now’, AKINCI launches this year the second edition of a thematic exhibition. The first show was in 2005 and involved ‘Heroines’, innovative women artists of the 60ies and 70ies as Ana Mendieta, Carolee Schneemann and Valie Export. Now, more than ever, a feminine approach to the world’s needs and visionary concepts are relevant. ‘Heroines Now’ will reveal how vivid and urgent topics seen from the point of view of women artists from different continents and countries are now, with new insight, different visual tools, with humour and seriousness.

 

Image: Anne Wenzel, Under Construction (My Pussy My Rules), 2018, Ceramics, steel plinth, 95 x 46 x 41 cm, courtesy of AKINCI

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