MARCH 9, 2015 - International Women’s Day

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre presents:

“The Arts & Women’s Rights”

Monday, March 9, 2015 – 5pm to 7pm
Where: Café Nostalgica
601 rue Cumberland (Ottawa)


Bilingual event.
All are welcome.
No registration required.


Description:

In celebration of International Women’s Day, The Human Rights Research and Education Centre presents the show entitled: The Arts & Women’s Rights. For the occasion, four artists will explore a contemporary issue related to women’s rights through an exhibition, performance and/or discussion of their artistic work.

The artists:

  • Carmel Whittle: visual art exhibition and musical performance. Additional information www.elizabethrileyband.com
  • Jamie Koebel: Métis beadwork; "Walking with our Sisters" memorial presentation; Métis grieving dance for missing and murdered Indigenous women. Additional information www.JaimeKoebel.com and www.IndigenousWalks.com
  • Kirsten Van Houten: presentation of photos taken in Northern Uganda of women working together to promote peace
  • Susan McMaster: poetry performance of “My Mother Is Not My Child” drawn from her collection Crossing Arcs: Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me. Additional information http://web.ncf.ca/smcmaster/
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