Thursday, September 9, 2010

Call for Submissions: Mail Art
Love Letters to Feminism

Create art and write the words that explore your personal relationship with feminism.
We want to know what kind of relationship you have with feminism:
Are you in a long-term relationship?
Is it unrequited love? A love triangle?
Do you have a crush on feminism?
Perhaps you are having a lovers’ quarrel?
Submissions to the exhibition should include:
An artwork/letter that has a maximum size of 8.5x11 inches.
Your name, mailing address, email address, and a short bio on a separate page.
*Please include the appropriate extra postage inside your envelope if you want your work returned.
Maximum 3 works per person.
Deadline: 15 October 2010
Work will be exhibited at WIAprojects Symposium, Performing Feminist Culture at the
XPACE Cultural Centre opening Nov 5th 2010 and will join the Love Letters Collection for future and online exhibitions (unless you indicate otherwise)
Mail your love notes to:
Love Letters to Feminism
c/o Carolyn Jervis
PO Box 4846
Edmonton, AB, Canada
T6E 5G7
Questions? Email loveletterstofeminism@gmail.com
Want to learn more about the project?
Visit loveletterstofeminism.blogspot.com

Lezli Rubin Kunda (with Ellen Moffat): Exhibition and Performance

Lezli Rubin-Kunda, a multi-disciplinary artist currently based in Israel is presenting her book-based performance works in several related events in Toronto in September - a live collaborative performance, a screening of book-based performance videos, an exhibition of books and book performances and an artist’s talk. In different settings and contexts the artist explores the relation of written text to lived experience; she sets up a dialogue between book and performer, intervening through drawing, everyday materials and direct action.

At the University of Toronto: Curated by Pam Patterson & Leena Raudvee with curatorial assistant Sevan Injejikian
Realms of Knowing: Book-based site-specific performance / collaboration with Lezli Rubin-Kunda and sound artist Ellen Moffat. The artists revisit the classic philosophic texts and locale of their university days. Saturday, Sept. 25, 12:30-2:30 pm, Bickersteth Room, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto.
Realms of Knowing An exhibition of book-based works by Lezli Rubin-Kunda, at the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education (CWSE) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) University of Toronto, Exhibition: Sept. 27 - Oct. 31, 2010, Opening: Monday Sept. 27, 5:30- 7.30 pm, CWSE, second floor of 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto.
Artist Talk with Lezli Rubin-Kunda, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, CWSE, 252 Bloor Street West, Rm. 2-227, Toronto

Lezli Rubin-Kunda is a multidisciplinary Canadian/Israeli artist, whose performance -based site works, in Israel, Canada and Europe explore live actions and intimate connections to spaces and materials. Her performance videos have been widely shown at festivals and symposiums, http://www.lezlirubinkunda.com/

Links to related book-based performance works on artist’s website:
TopographicalReadings: http://www.lezlirubinkunda.com/perform/topographical.html
Reading into the Landscape: http://www.lezlirubinkunda.com/perform/reading.html