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Craftswoman House will open her doors with the group exhibit ion Unveiled\, a show that features works by six west-coast artists who explore feminist content. The exhibit includes works by Launa Bacon\, U rsula Brookbank\, Wendy Kveck\, Freya Prowe\, Cindy Rehm\, and Angela Simio ne.

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Unveiled coincides with the 39t h anniversary of Womanhouse\, the first public exhibition of feminist art o rganized in January 1972\,  by Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro. The origin al collaborative project was presented in a deserted mansion in Hollywood\, whereas the new venue is a 1924 Craftsman House located in the historic Or ange Heights tract of Pasadena.

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Unveiled inc ludes painting\, drawing\, video\, and site-specific room installations cre ated in memory of Womanhouse.  The library will be transformed into a haunt ing underwater environment with Brookbank’s The Splendor Trap. Throu gh a process of staining and accumulation\, Rehm will create The Curse\, her response to Chicago’s Menstruation Bathroom. The kitchen wi ll highlight Kveck’s Meateater\, which features a reclining w oman laid out like a body\, readied for dissection. Bacon will present her video I Sat Beauty on my Knees\; Found Her Bitter\, Therefore I Injured Her in the study where the work was performed and filmed. Simone and Pr owe will occupy the living room and hallway with their paintings. All of th e artists will pay homage to the original Womanhouse Dining Room with a dec adent collaborative installation. The garden will also feature installation s by Bacon and Brookbank.

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Launa Bacon (Pasadena) explores the molding of individual behavior through ma ss media and social structures.  She looks to the body as a site where thes e influences collect and manifest.

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http://launabacon.com

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Ursula Brookbank (Los Angeles) looks at what lies beneath\, inside\, and behin d the artifacts of daily life. She approaches her work with a desire to get lost in the space of smoky cinematic narrative.

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Wendy Kveck (Las Vegas) is a visual artist w orking across the mediums of painting\, performance and video. Her works re sonate with the raw excess of a body beyond control.

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http://www.wendykveck.com/

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Freya Prowe (Berkeley) draws upon the tradition of European fairy tales of her childhood to create dark\, and lyrical images that playfully prey upon the duality inherent in human interactions.

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Cindy Rehm (Los Angeles) explores the nature of female identity\, eroticism\, and hysteria. She employs the use of gest ure\, repetition\, and fragmentation to express visceral manifestations of feminine knowledge through acts of ritual.

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http://cindyrehm.com

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A ngela Simione (San Francisco) uses the methods of erasure to create her own "redacted" documents\, making metaphors for the experiences of loss. S imione presents fragments\, tiny bits of evidence\, allusions to a lost his tory.

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\n< p>Craftswoman House is a new venue dedicated to fostering a dialogue on fem inist issues through projects and exhibitions. Craftswoman House is inspire d by collective projects and pays homage to the rich legacy of feminist art in Southern California.

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DTEND:20110228 DTSTAMP:20140922T085705 DTSTART:20110129 GEO:34.16182;-118.140664 LOCATION:Craftswoman House\,929 North Oakland Avenue \nPasadena\, CA 91104 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Unveiled\, Launa Bacon\, Ursula Brookbank\, Wendy Kveck\, Freya Pro we\, Cindy Rehm\, Angela Simione UID:143754 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20110129T220000 DTSTAMP:20140922T085705 DTSTART:20110129T190000 GEO:34.16182;-118.140664 LOCATION:Craftswoman House\,929 North Oakland Avenue \nPasadena\, CA 91104 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Unveiled\, Launa Bacon\, Ursula Brookbank\, Wendy Kveck\, Freya Pro we\, Cindy Rehm\, Angela Simione UID:143755 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR