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Saturday, June 20 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
The Bad Girls Club

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What does it mean to be a "bad girl"? What is "bad" femininity? And how can this badness be reclaimed and reveled in? The Bad Girls Club unpacks contemporary media representations of femininity and legacies of the dehumanization of black feminine bodies within visual culture. This is a meet-up for self-identified femme bad girls. This discussion will be prompted by a performative powerpoint lecture that traces histories of representation.

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Amina Ross

Amina Ross is a transdisciplinary Chicago-based artist. Through visual abstraction she creates palatable tensions of repulsion and seduction. The conceptions of black visuality and the sexualized image are combined through a blending of image, writing, performance, curatorial and installation work. She has shown work at numerous venues including the Black Cinema House, Woman Made Gallery, Links Hall and Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery... Read More →

Saturday June 20, 2015 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Art Education: Room 156