Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Life Blood Exhibit opens at Visio Thursday

Here is a sneak preview of Life Blood Exhibit at Gallery Visio. Want to see more? Then come to the opening reception this Thursday at Gallery Visio, 4 - 7 PM.

Life Blood Exhibit
Gallery Visio
170 Millenium Student Center
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Feb. 24 - March 24, 2011
Reception: Thursday, Feb. 24, 4 - 7 PM


Sponsors include:
The Keeper, Inc. http://www.keeper.com/

Lisa Becker, Dail Chambers, Virginia Dragschutz, Marsha Heck, Christine Ilewski, Aunia Kahn, Connie LaFlam, Arlene Ligori, Barbara Merlotti, Janice Nesser, Pat Owoc, Roxanne Phillips, Janiece Senn, Evie Shucart, Jeane Vogel, Jennifer Weigel & selected UMSL students

Life Blood Exhibit is a traveling group art show curated by Jennifer Weigel and themed around menstruation and women’s reproductive health.

By drawing attention to the female body and to the menstrual cycle, artists are able to comment on this life-giving aspect of womanhood and to celebrate and/or show their discontent with their own bodies & cycles. We are able to offer commentary on experience, confront stereotypes & assumptions and educate one another about things too often left unsaid. Thus we can explore the positive & negative to turn around preconceptions and help break the taboo surrounding menstruation.

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