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Artist Working: A Year-Long Durational Performance on Art, Caregiving, and Value

April 22, 2017
1:00pm  -  1:15pm
Gallery 400 Lecture Room

Rebecca Kautz spent every day of one year wearing the same white jumpsuit with the words “Artist Working” on the back without washing it. From January 1st, 2016-January 1st, 2017 she engaged in performance work as part art, activism, and research. She presents her documentation and reflections considering issues of gender equity, motherhood, and caregiving in the context of labor and art. While engaging 21st Century concerns about what art is, who artists are and in what spaces we find them.

2017  2017 — Chicago  JUSTICE  Open Platform