FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 21, 2022
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Press Contact: Luciana Quagliato McClure
Founding Organizer of Nasty Women Connecticut
LYMAN ALLYN HOSTS 6th ANNUAL EXHIBITIION OF NASTY WOMEN CONNECTICUT
NEW LONDON – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is hosting the sixth annual exhibition of Nasty Women Connecticut, The Will to Change: Gathering as Praxis, which opened on Saturday, June 18 as part of its Near :: New series. This year’s show is dedicated to the life and work of American writer and social activist bell hooks (1952–2021).
The volunteer-run and led group, based in New Haven, invited submissions of art, writing and other formats that celebrate hooks’ openness and inclusivity while looking globally to understand the community’s role in feminist movements. The work of the feminist writer focuses on sexist, exploitative and oppressive systems that hold us all captive, and the belief that “healing does not take place in isolation.” [Read more…]