Joan Marie Kelly painting a portrait in the brothel

Joan Marie Kelly. Zones of Contact: Public Art and Activism

Joan Marie Kelly painting a portrait in the brothel

Joan Marie Kelly painting a portrait in the brothel

We., 18.07.2012 20:00-??:??
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Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 27
34117 Kassel

The artist will present the work and the surrounding issues discussed.

“Joan Kelly operates in “zones of contact,” a theme elaborated in the 2006 Sydney Biennale: places where competing narratives of power compete, where silences speak to unwritten histories. Kelly reinvents the body through the environment of these zones: be it the foreign worker chattels of Little India, the brothels of Calcutta, or the factory towns of the Shenzhen Economic Zone. This is landscape to the art of Joan Kelly.” Paul Khoo, art critic Singapore

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