Guerrilla Gowns: Orange County's Ghostly Performance Art
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From the 1960s to the 1980s, feminist performance art was the epitome of edginess and boundary-pushing female art. But where are all the feminists today? That bygone era gave us artists like Marina Abramovic, Janine Antoni, Ana Mendieta, Annie Sprinkle, Oriana Fox and Suzanne Lacy. With such a vibrant history of feminist performance art, contemporary feminist artists have been seemingly quieted over the years. But there is a new feminist movement happening in Orange County. A group of young women calling themselves "the Nine," have found a new expression for feminist performance art that speaks to contemporary womanhood.
Their newest project: Guerrilla Gowns.