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Guerrilla Girls: Feminist Masked Avengers

Tue, Nov 10, 2009

Guerrilla Girls

Courtesy www.guerrillagirls.com

Chicago Humanities Festival
MCA Theater
Tickets $10, students and teachers free with valid ID. Reservations required.

This program is sold out. For additional information, call 312.494.9509 or visit www.chfestival.org.

Since their first riotous appearance in 1985, the Guerrilla Girls have dedicated themselves to exposing sexism, racism, and corruption in the art world, the film industry, and popular culture. Adopting the names of dead women artists and decked out in full jungle drag, these anonymous avengers use facts, humor, and outrageous visuals to skewer institutional bias and inequality. In this program, the Guerrilla Girls give a guided tour through the history of their many public interventions, perform satirical skits, and inspire us to create our own sophisticated acts of aesthetic resistance.