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Monica Sjōō @ Modern Art Oxford

18 November 2023 - 25 February 2024

Artist, activist, writer and eco-feminist Monica Sjöö (1938-2005) was unwavering in her advocacy for gender justice, eco-feminism, matriarchy and social equities. This retrospective exhibition charts her life work and considers the relationship between art, spirituality and politics.

The Great Cosmic Mother showcases Sjöö’s large-scale paintings created in response to the wide-ranging feminist and environmental campaigns she was actively involved in throughout her life.

The exhibition assembles artworks spanning Sjöö’s 40-year career alongside her writing, photographs, activist publications, banners, posters and personal documents to highlight how Sjöö saw creative work as a vital part of life, and art making as a means of reconnecting the alternative values of past cultures to the present.

Details

Start:
18 November 2023
End:
25 February 2024
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Website:
https://www.modernartoxford.org.uk/whats-on/monica-sjoo

Venue

Modern Art Oxford