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Exhibition Detail
We Interrupt Your Program
Curated by: Marcia Tanner
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613


January 16th, 2008 - March 16th, 2008
Opening: 
January 23rd, 2008 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Golden Oldies, Marisa OlsonMarisa Olson, Golden Oldies,
2006-07, single channel digital video
© Courtesy of the Artist
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We Interrupt Your Program is a group show of video and new media works by fourteen emerging and mid-career female artists. Through their work, the artists intervene in, reconfigure, augment, and/or re-contextualize dominant narratives of war, violence, power, science, technology, gender, and the natural environment from a feminist, or at least female, perspective.

The exhibition includes work made by computer-manipulated video, video installation, interactive sculpture, and photography. All of the artists respond to mainstream media including network television, mass market feature films, computer and video games−interrogating them as restrictive cultural vocabularies that routinely exclude the female voice and point of view. Their work is powerfully expressive, conceptually complex, technically accomplished, uses humor and satire, and is relevant to our culture's historical moment. 


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