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FeminISMS: Art, Comedy, Womanhood

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Newark Museum

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Newark, NJ 07102

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This program will look at Wendy Red Star’s artistic production in context with other creatives from the visual and performing arts that expand conceptions of contemporary feminism, representation and cultural identity. Inspired by the Museum’s special exhibition, Wendy Red Star: A Scratch on the Earth.

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Moderator:

  • Nadiah Rivera Fellah, guest curator


Wendy Red Star works across disciplines to explore the intersections of Native American ideologies and colonialist structures, both historically and in contemporary society. Red Star has exhibited in the United States and abroad at venues including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fondation Cartier pour l’ Art Contemporain, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Portland Art Museum, Hood Art Museum, St. Louis Art Museum, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art, among others. Red Star holds a BFA from Montana State University, Bozeman, and an MFA in sculpture from University of California, Los Angeles.

Chaya Babu is a Brooklyn-based artist, writer, journalist, and educator. Her visual art has been shown at Project for Empty Space, while she was one of four Feminists in Residence last year, and she has received literary and arts fellowships from Vermont Studio Center, BuzzFeed, and the Asian American Writers' Workshop. Her reporting and essays have appeared in VICE, The Margins, Open City, India Abroad, BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, The Felt, CNN.com, and Go Home!: An anthology of Asian American poetry and prose, amongst others. Chaya's work focuses on the culture and experiences of communities of color in the US, urban life, power, bodies, rupture, familial and systemic trauma, gender, spirituality, and more. She is currently working on her first book manuscript, a personal narrative of exile and the impossibility of return after diaspora. She holds degrees from Duke University, the Medill School of Journalism, and Pratt Institute, where she recently completed her MFA.

Kath Barbadoro is a stand up comedian, writer, TV personality, and podcaster. Kath has appeared on Comedy Central's "Roast Battle" and was a correspondent on The CW's "ATX Uncensored(ish).” She makes fun of movies with Master Pancake Theater and co-hosts three podcasts, “What A Time To Be Alive,” “Wrestlesplania,” and “Lie, Cheat, & Steal.” Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Cut, Vice, and Time Magazine, among other places.


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RSVP is requested. We generally overbook to ensure a full house. Registered guests are given priority check-in 15 minutes before start time. After the event starts all registered seats are released regardless of registration, so we recommend that you arrive early. Please do not hold seats. Please note: policy is subject to change.


Major support provided by:
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Additional support provided by:
Loren G. Lipson, M.D.
The Marie and Joe Melone Exhibition Fund for American Art
United Airlines


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