Womanhouse 2021


In 1971, when women were finally able to vote at the national level in Switzerland, the Womanhouse art project took shape in an
Womanhouse art project took shape in an abandoned house in Los Angeles. Considered to be the first feminist art exhibition
exhibition, Womanhouse was initiated by artists Miriam Shapiro, Judy Chicago and their art students: feminist issues related to the situation of women in the
The feminist issues of home, domesticity, confinement and freedom were presented in the form of immersive installations and performances.

Fifty years later, to mark this double anniversary, women* occupy the Manoir for a multiform exhibition. EDHEA students and several guest artists were symbolically given the key to the Manor house. Their installations are developed in the face of current feminist issues, in resonance with those of the 1970s.

With Chiara Bertin, Collectif La Bûche, Maëlle Cornut, Cécile Giovannini, PlanteSorcières, Carole Roussopoulos, Marie Velardi, Nicolas Vermot Petit-Outhenin with Meret Knobel and Aurélie Strumans, and with students from EDHEA – Ecole de design et haute école d’art du Valais.

Important note: Visit and participation only with the health pass. All information on our events, registration and sanitary norms on www.manoir-martigny.ch

General information

Opening: Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 5:00-8:00 pm
AOC visit: Saturday, November 6th, 2021 at 5pm
Round table : Friday December 17th, 2021 at 6pm
Discussion and Queeraoke: Saturday, January 29th, 2022 6pm and 8pm

Prices :
Full price: CHF 6
Reduced rate (student, AVS, AI, unemployed) : CHF 3
Free for children under 16 years old

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