You Can Call Me Baby : IKG LIVE #1

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The Illingworth Kerr Gallery (IKG) is a world-class exhibition space and flexible platform for critical enquiry and theoretical debate with a focus on visual culture. The gallery acts as an interface between the Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD) and the broader community. IKG is the longest-running international art program in Calgary, and a vital component of the city’s cultural ecology.

IKG LIVE 1 is a two-day festival dedicated to live art (including happenings and actions, performance, physical theatre and dance). Each day includes live performances that will take place in the Illingworth Kerr Gallery, one after the other or simultaneously. A public program, including participating artists will take place at the conclusion of each day.

 

YOU CAN CALL ME BABY

Conceived By: Elaine Weryshko

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Straddling the space between sexual empowerment and the ever-present burden of female objectification can often feel like an ongoing battle. For every nipple freed there’s an Instagram account suspended, for every ‘body positive’ clothing, there’s a cooperation co-oping female empowerment for commercial gain. Why is female sexuality still shocking?

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