Dr. Mpume Simelane, Director of Mics and Steths Legacy, has been invited by Performa 17 for her work in linking Art Activism and Medicine. The exceptional work by Dr. Simelane through her experience as a gynaecologist will be the basis of advancing dialogues and raising public awareness on these crucial issues affecting communities. A public intervention of conducting Pap smears will also form an important element of the visit to Performal17 in NYC.
Performa is the leading biennial for contemporary art performance. Performa is a multidisciplinary non-profit arts organization dedicated to exploring the critical role of live performance in the history of twentieth century art and to encouraging new directions in performance for the twenty- first century. Part of Performa’s mission is to present a biennial of visual art performance in New York City that illuminates the critical role of performance in the history of art as well as its enormous significance in the international world of contemporary art.
Womandla is partnering with her ongoing initiative in empowering women through media and medicine. We wish you a pleasant stay and much success! Stay tuned to our page for more insights.