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ArtServe: (DIS)OBEDIENT: Redefining Feminism in a Fractured Reality

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Presented by ArtServe at ArtServe, Fort Lauderdale FL

Mar 04 - 29 2020
ArtServe: (DIS)OBEDIENT: Redefining Feminism in a Fractured Reality

ArtServe, a non-profit that supports artists committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, presents (DIS)OBEDIENT: Redefining Feminism in a Fractured Reality March 4 to 29 celebrating Women’s History Month.

Curated by ArtServe Chief Curator Sophie Bonet and multidisciplinary artist and activist Carol-Anne McFarlane, (DIS)OBEDIENT, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment and explores the issue of gender inequality through visual and performing arts. (DIS)OBEDIENT offers commentary on topics ranging from wage disparities and exploitative advertising to underrepresentation in the art world and more. Activations and experiences scheduled throughout the exhibition

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Exhibition is free.

(DIS)OBEDIENT: Redefining Feminism in a Fractured Reality Opening Reception, Thursday, March 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. Free for members. $10 admission

Unleashed Alchemy Workshop, Thursday, March 12 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Free

Thou Art Woman’s (MIS)BEHAVE Exhibition and Reception, Friday, March 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $15

Screening of “The F Word,” A Documentary Film By Robert Adanto, Saturday, March 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Donations accepted.

Contact: 954.462.8190


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(DIS)OBEDIENT: Redefining Feminism in a Fractured Reality Opening ReceptionThursday, March 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.Join ArtServe as it kicks off (DIS)OBEDIENT: Redefining Feminism in a Fractured Reality with an opening reception on March 5. Explore the artistic representation of women in history and today, connect with South Florida’s leading female artists, experience a positive creative platform where self-identified female artists showcase significant works and join the discussion of ideas around gender, sexuality and culture. During the opening reception, ArtServe will award its Broward County Arts & Culture Visionary distinction to major feminist influencers in the community. Admission is free for ArtServe members and $10 for non-members. Tickets are available for purchase at Eventbrite. For questions, contact ArtServe at 954.462.8190 or Unleashed Alchemy WorkshopThursday, March 12 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.In this workshop, guests will learn methods to increase awareness of one’s inner landscape. The workshop will provide tactics to help reduce stress and tension, reset the autonomic nervous system, create a health dialogue with one’s inner critic, feel the vibration of sound to assist the clearing and balancing of emotions, and access better sleep and happier, healthier states of being with less anxiety. The workshop will conclude with an alchemizing sound bath. Unleased Alchemy is a by-donation workshop open to individuals ages 13 and up. No yoga or dance experience is necessary. Thou Art Woman’s (MIS)BEHAVE Exhibition and Reception Friday, March 13 from 6 to 9 p.m.A collaborative effort with ArtServe’s (DIS)OBEDIENT exhibition, (MIS)BEHAVE: Lesbian Folklore & More explores the representation of lesbians in society and how those representations have been revered, reclaimed, rejected and redefined. The exhibition delves into how gender expression, gender presentation and lesbian sexuality have been used a means of creating circles of identity and acceptance in today’s landscape. (MIS)BEHAVE is organized by G. Wright Muir and features a musical performance by Kim Jay. Tickets are $ $15. Visit Eventbrite for tickets and details. Screening of “The F Word,” A Documentary Film By Robert AdantoSaturday, March 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.In conjunction with the (DIS)OBEDIENT exhibition, ArtServe will host a screening of “The F Word,” a documentary film by Robert Adanto that chronicles radical fourth wave feminist performances and features interviews with Narcissister, Ann Hirsch, Kate Durbin, Leah Schrager, Go! Push Pops and other influential feminist artists. The film also features Dr. Kathy Battista, director of contemporary art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York and author of “Re-negotiating the Body: Feminist Artists in 1970s London” as an onscreen expert. To reserve a spot for the screening, visit Eventbrite.Admission to the ongoing visual art exhibition is free and does not include performances. ArtServe gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit for details.

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