Exhibition: 'Grow a Pair' by Larissa Kucharyshyn and Joy Wong
Nov 19, 2012 to Nov 30, 2012
Grow a Pair is a joint exhibition of mixed media by Larissa Kucharyshyn and Joy Wong that explores ideas of feminist culture.
Topics include sexuality, beauty, religion, control, and socio-political gender norms, from both recent history and contemporary contexts. Motifs present include the use of standard feminine pieces of clothing, textiles, and religious symbols, and items seen in pairs: stockings, tights, legs, eyes, breasts, lips, genitals.
What does it mean, to “grow a pair” in a male-dominated culture? What dichotomies must be abolished?
A collection of mixed media ranging from sculpture and photography to oil painting, text-based images and printmaking, Grow A Pair presents the meeting point of past feminist theory with present concerns of young female artists.
About the Artists
Kucharyshyn is a fourth-year visual arts BFA major with a film minor. Wong is a fourth-year visual arts BFA and creative writing double-major.
Opening reception: Monday November 19, 6:30-9:30pm. Refreshments will be served.
Admission is free and all are welcome.
IMAGE: Larissa Kucharyshyn: digital photo print from the "Orthodox" series, 2012
|Location:||Gales Gallery, Accolade West Building, York University|
|Sponsor:||Department of Visual Art and Art History, Faculty of Fine Arts|