The ninth edition of FEM that was organized with many collaborations and in several different locations. The artists gave public presentations of their work at the University of Girona and Barcelona and led workshops at la Mercè (Girona). Fifteen international artists presented their performance works at la Mercè Cultural Centre, the Antoni Tàpies Foundation (Barcelona) and in the Nau Estruch (Sabadell): Maria dos Milagres (PT), Lesley Yendell (UK/CAT), Benedicte Clementsen (N), Angela García (ES), Anne Seagrave (IRL), Marina Torrington (CAT), Monica Ross (UK), Àngels Artigas (CAT), Agnes Nedregard (N), Nora Tinholt (NL), Ana Maeso (ES), Lucia Peiro (ES), Andrea Seamann (CH) and Marylin Arsem (US). Yoko Ono presented My Mommy is Beautiful, an interactive installation at la Mercè. The artists presented their work at Barcelona University on the27th November and at the UdG on the 29th November. Joan Casellas from Arxiu Aire presented a series of postcards. Lesley Yendell directed an open workshop on the 1st December.
Nora Tinholt, Lesley Yendell and Bendicte Clementsen were selected artists in residence at Nau Estruch in Sabadell where they presented their performance on the 17th November. Esther Ferrer (ES) presented a performance at Francesca Bonnemaison, Women’s Cultural Centre la Bonne (Barcelona) on the 20th November. A documentary about the artist Leonopra Carrington was screened at la Bonne on the 27th November.
28/11/12 Presentation in the Antoni Tàpies Foundation (Barcelona)
As part of FEM_12, Monica Ross was invited to talk about her work, documentation of which is in the archive of the Re.act.Feminism project.
Assumpta Bassas presented a discussion about the video work Heloïse Perfundet OmniaLuce by Elena del Rivero with the collaboration of Laurence Rassel, Marta Vergonyós, Anna Santmartí, Maria-Milagros Rivera and Remei Arnaus as part of RE.ACT.FEMINISM – A PERFORMING ARCHIVE.
The video was produced by Duoda, Women’s Research Centre (UB) and the Catalan Women’s Institute.