Sliney also is the first Penn student to receive the Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship, and now she is preparing to move to Paris to pursue her project. She plans to make a documentary film featuring stories of French-Maghrebi women immigrants juxtaposed against the way they are portrayed in French cinema. Check out the story in Penn Today.
The Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies, The Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Department of Music present:Opus Siniestrus, a play by the feminist surrealist Leonora CarringtonDirected by Ricardo A. Bracho
Friday, October 29th (open dress rehearsal)Saturday, October 30th
ICA outdoor terrace6:30pm – 7:00pm: Doors open7:00pm – 8:00pm: Performance
Opus Siniestrus concerns the outbreak of a virus that kills only women. Its protagonist, Mina Mina, battles the patriarchy in the form of doctors, world leaders, a Pope, Hitler and Superman. Written in 1969, the play exemplifies Carrington’s environmental politics as well as her participation in the women’s liberation movement in Mexico City. Characters include 12 Cannibals, 3 Astronauts, a...