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Femina Potens Art Gallery

Femina Potens is an art gallery and performance space for women, transgendered and genderqueer artists. Powered by volunteers and supported by the community, we are cultivating visible difference.

San Francisco

United States
Address:
2199 Market St.
94114
Phone: 415-864-1558
Fax: 415-864-1558
Website: http://www.feminapotens.org


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Sample Art Work (11)

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Current Exhibitions

Cinch: the Art of Corsetry


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Submission Policy

Artists please apply here: http://www.feminapotens.org/index.php?option=com_forme&fid=3


Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 9, 2009
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'CINCH: THE ART OF CORSETRY'

VISUAL ART EXHIBITION AT FEMINA POTENS ART GALLERY


SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 7, 2009. Being laced into a corset can be an exquisitely sensual experience, as you are pulled gradually in from the top and bottom towards the middle. The sensation of being embraced tighter and tighter is empowering. Join us while we honor the corset through classic, modern and alternative depictions of an exquisite garment that has been around for hundreds of years.

'Cinch: The Art of Corsetry' engages the artist with sculpture, bronze, photography and mixed media to celebrate one of history's sexiest traditions. Wearable art corsets will be created from untraditional materials; books for our literary scholars, and metal for those who prefer it a bit more raw.

We invite you to celebrate each of these artists' interpretation of corsetry: Fakir Musafar, Ehren Reed, Suzanne Forbes, Catherine Murty and Angel... [ Read all ]


Press Links

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2008/06/26/violetblue.DTL%20
http://www.shotgun-review.com/archives/femina_potens/new_wave_feminism_at_femina_po.html


News

Seeking volunteers.


Location And Getting There

Find us at 2199 Market St. at Sanchez, in San Francisco.


Contact-Directors/Staff

Tina Butcher, Artistic Director/Executive Director, Founder


Opening Times

noon - 6:00 pm, Thursday to Sunday