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)
All are welcome.
No registration required.
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.
- 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/