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Events Thu Jun 27 2013

A Very Lady-like Exhibit on Sex. Money. Race. Gender.

The Chicago comics collective known as the Ladydrawers will be running their exhibit Sex. Money. Race. Gender. at Columbia College Chicago's A&D Gallery, 619 S. Wabash from June 27 through July 27. Art and visual work exploring those themes will be open to the public during regular hours. Supplemental programming will run weekly, including the following workshops geared toward addressing the exhibit's themes.

ld_workshop_poster.jpg On June 29 join May Summer Farnsworth, Jamie Davida Lee, and Fran Syass for Radical Noticing: Riot Grrrl Press and Contemporary Comic with hands-on demonstrations on making comics and zines.

July 11 Esther Pearl Watson and Terri Kapsalis lead the discussion Lexicon of Sexicana exploring sexual health and language.

July 18 Delia Jean Hickey and Sarah Jaffe talk about Life and Labor exploring making an honest living with a focus on the service industry.

To round out the exhibit's workshops, join Việt Lê and Morgan Claire on July 25 for a Boi Band Poser Poster Workshop looking at identity through pop culture.

All events are free and open to the public. Poster art by Joyce Rice (Symbolia magazine).

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