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Workshop: !Women's Questions? a facilitated discussion by ground-up initiative Crit Talk

Description
!Women's Questions? (1965) was a list of handwritten questions that artist and educator Jef Geys made for, and with, the students he taught. For Geys, his artistic life was often integrated with his work—instead of teaching the history of classical art, Geys preferred to engage his students in discussions about the position of women in society. Taking inspiration from !Women’s Questions?, this collaboration with Crit Talk is a facilitated discussion around issues related to women in contemporary Singapore. It hopes to provide a safe and critical space for participants to share their perspectives, personal encounters or observations on feminism and gender identity, and to debate and create new “Women’s Questions” that take on relevance today.

Developed for participants aged 13 and above.

Venue: The Seminar Room, Block 43 Malan Road, Singapore 109443

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Admission is free but registration is required. If you are planning to attend with more than 1 person, please indicate the number of tickets you would like to register for. We will send a message nearer to the event date to confirm your participation again. As we have had registered participants who did not show up on the date of the event, we request that you let us know as soon as possible that you are unable to make it so that your ticket will be released. This is to give opportunities to other deserving participants on the waiting list. We will not accept unregistered walk-ins.

BIOGRAPHY

Crit Talk (Singapore) provides open, critical, and participative spaces for young Singaporeans to discuss their unique experiences and topics participants feel important to address but are taboo or too controversial for a mainstream setting. Crit Talk is the brainchild of Sya Taha and Saiful Anuar. Sya writes about the media representation of Muslim women through race, disability and other intersectionalities, and is currently pursuing her PhD in National University of Singapore, while Saiful is a consultant on diversity and inclusion issues, and conducts design-thinking training.

This is a public programme of the exhibition Jef Geys. Quadra Medicinale Singapore.
Learn more about the exhibition here: http://ntu.ccasingapore.org/exhibitions/jef-geys-quadra-medicinale-singapore/.

*Photographs may be taken during the workshop solely for documentation purposes. If you have any concerns about this, please inform NTU CCA Singapore in advance.
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  • The event description was updated. Diff#403116 2019-01-21 06:03:56
Sat Feb 16, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM SGT
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Block 43 Malan Road, Gillman Barracks Singapore
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