The autonomous collective Rosa Brux takes inspiration from the actions of protest carried on during the 80s by “Group Material”, who adopted the medium of the exhibition as tool of protest against art community hierarchies.
Starting freely from this reference, Rosa Brux sets up West Coast Sisters, focused on the “Women’s Liberation Movement” (MLF) of Geneva, exhibiting a corpus of original documents which testify its history. The interpretation offered by the collective proposes a critical view of the feminist movement and its wide range of activities, presenting women’s struggles and feelings but also conflicts and misunderstanding, and questioning the traditional hegemonic vision of the movement.
As an extension of the exhibition, the space usually dedicated to artists in residence hosts learning workshops open to women that contribute, through the sharing of knowledge, to a form of self-care.
W: Rosa Brux: West Coast Sisters
Centre d'Art Contemporain Geneve, Rue des Vieux-Grenadiers 10,