Sex. Money. Race. Gender | Columbia College Chicago, Averill and Bernard Leviton A+D Gallery | Galleries | Chicago Reader
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Sex. Money. Race. Gender 

When: Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continues through July 27 2013
Opening night of "Sex. Money. Race. Gender." will involve coloring, games, on-camera interviews, and revising historical documents. At least that's what the audience will be doing. The artists, all members of the Ladydrawers Comics Collective, will be hula hooping, performing stand-up comedy, collaborating on a mural, and acting out a live-action comic. The Ladydrawers, a loose affiliation of visual artists with an interest in social justice, is a project of Anne Elizabeth Moore, an artist, writer, educator, and general phenom whose own work frequently focuses on gender in media and culture. In 2009 Moore began teaching a class at the School of the Art Institute about gender in comics; the class looks not only at the representation of women in comic books and graphic novels, but also at the existing conditions for women and transgender artists in those fields. The conditions they found, Moore says, were "really appalling," with women and trans writers and illustrators published at lower rates than their male counterparts and paid drastically less. Continue reading >>

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