Friday, 27 March 2009

textiles and feminism, or, 'I wish I could be in Toronto'

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She Will Always Be Younger Than Us

Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto, Ontario

February 11 - September 7, 2009

She Will Always Be Younger Than Us focuses on contemporary artists working with fiber and feminist concepts, concurrent with a retrospective of the textile works of Judy Chicago. The exhibit includes the Nike Blanket Petition* (2003-2008) and the video Knitoscope Testimonies (2006). Other artists include Ginger Brooks Takahashi, Wednesday Lupypciw, Gillian Strong, and Orly Cogan.


*The Nike Blanket Petition is complete. A new interface has been developed with all signatures from 2003-2008 with an overflow of over 1,000 participants from 40 countries. If you have mailed in a square, please find it at this link, stitched into the border of the blanket with your name:

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