400 Women

Baker-Alder, Helen (2010) 400 Women. [Show/Exhibition]

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Abstract

This ambitious project was conceived by artist Tamsyn Challenger in response to the brutal murder and rape of more than 400 women over a decade in the US border town of Ciudad Juárez and the region of Chihuahua in Mexico. Some 200 exceptional artists have each painted one of the murdered women, confronting us with and safeguarding in our memory the dead and disappeared. The exhibition raises important questions about the capacity of art to represent tragedy and commemorate the dead, as well as the potential for art to affect an audience and the collective nature of grief.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Additional Information: In association with Amnesty International.
Subjects: L200 Politics
T700 American studies
W100 Fine Art
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Arts
Depositing User: Helen Pattison
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2012 13:03
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 08:10
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/6156

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