A Celebration of the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in Norway
The First Supper Symposium is being organized in conjunction with the 100-year anniversary of women’s suffrage, which was signed into law in Norway on June 11th 1913. The purpose is to bring visual artists together to consider the importance of women’s suffrage and to discuss the history of feminist art creating spaces for female voices in the art world and discussing active solutions. Norway was the first sovereign country in the world that legislated common vote for all citizens and the fourth in total.
The symposium will take place from Saturday 25th of May to Monday 27th of May in Oslo. Over the course of three days, there will be lectures, an exhibition, a banquet and performances.
On Saturday 25th an exhibition of Judy Chicago’s work will open at Oslo Kunstforening. In the evening there will be a huge banquet at the Kulturkirken Jacob.
On Sunday 26th Judy Chicago, Andrew Perchuk, Wenche Gulbransen and Lotte Konow Lund will deliver an address at the Håndverkeren Kurs- og Konferansesenter.
On Monday 27th Dr. Elizabeth Sackler, Xavier Arakistain, David McCarthy, FRANK, Rana Issa and Kate Pendry will deliver lectures at Håndverkeren Kurs- og Konferansesenter.