Under the banner ‘Whose Art? Our Art!’, this year’s engage International Conference in Liverpool explored gallery education through the lens of art activism with two days of speeches, discussion and debate. Laura Harris reports from the city.
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For over 30 years, New York’s Guerrilla Girls have been the feminist conscience of the art world, exposing sexism through protests and original research on posters, stickers, billboards and artwork. Fisun Güner spoke to two of the founding members about their new Whitechapel Gallery show, ‘Guerrilla Girls: Is it even worse in Europe?’
The annual arts education conference, which this year takes place in Liverpool, will explore how issues of access and activism impact on galleries and the visual arts.
The London-based organisation that has played a key role in campaigning against oil sponsorship of the arts is looking for a new home due to its office rent more than doubling.
Venue:The Oriental Museum, Durham Art Gallery, Durham Miners Hall
From:June 21, 2015
To:July 05, 2015
Location:North East England