You Have Every Right

Saturday, 16 Feb 2013 to Saturday, 20 Apr 2013

Women Artists from Germany, Sweden, Australia, Denmark and Manila are featured in an exhibition at the Ateneo Art Gallery from February 16-April 20. Opening reception is on Saturday, February 16, 4pm. The participating artists, Maria Cruz (Berlin/Sydney/Manila), Lizza May David (Berlin/Manila), Tracey Moffatt (Sydney/New York), Claudia Del Fierro (Chile/Sweden), Annika Eriksson (Berlin/Sweden), Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen (Copenhagen) and Kiri Dalena (Manila) have international careers which spans across the US, Europe and Asia. Rasmussen recently received a prestigious sculpture prize in Denmark, Del Fiero has been included in the 9th Havana Biennale in Cuba and the 4th Mercosul Biennial in Brazil, Moffatt has just recently had a solo exhibition at the MOMA New York, Eriksson realized projects at the Hambuger Bahnhof in Berlin (amongst others), Cruz was a part of the PS1 International Studio Program in NY, Dalena’s work has been recently nominated for the Sovereign Asian Art prize.

The exhibition, YOU HAVE EVERY RIGHT, features contemporary female artists working with video, painting, photography, media and technology, creating process-oriented works that often involve collaborations, social interaction and the inclusion of real situations in their pieces. Their works reveals certain biographies wherein the personal becomes political.

The Philippines, as a developing country, has been ranked high globally - as a country leading gender equality, closely following European counterparts. This makes it a very interesting point of interest for bold works that are open to in-depth research, chance and participation. This exhibition is curated by Lian Ladia.