Respected scholar and author Vivien Fryd will discuss her new book “Against Our Will” and feminism in art with artist Leslie Labowitz Starus at the Downtown Central Library Auditorium on Thursday, August 8 at 7 p.m.
The talk and discussion is part of the exhibition 1 in 3: Sexual Violence Pandemic, installed at ReflectSpace Gallery at the Downtown Central Library now until September 1, 2019.
The installation at addresses global sexual violence with an international cast of artists from South Korea and the United States.
Headlined by a massive 23-foot-wide interior mural by Leslie Labowitz Starus, 1 in 3 considers the historical sweep of this violence with works and performance addressing the Asian Comfort Women of WWII, the anti-sexual violence efforts of the 1970s, and the current #metoo movement.
1 in 3 is curated by Ara & Anahid Oshagan, with guest curator Monica Hye Yoen Jun from South Korea, and is done in collaboration with Glenn Ruga of Social Documentary Network. The exhibition is sponsored by the City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department, the 8th Annual Commemoration of “COMFORT WOMAN DAY” in Glendale Organizing Committee, and the Korea-Glendale Sister City Association.
Learn more about the artists who participate in this exhibition at the ReflectSpace Gallery web page.