Act Like a Feminist Artist - a Guerrilla Girl Unmasks

From June 03, 2017 3:00 pm until June 03, 2017 4:15 pm Save to calendar

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Donna Kaz was 24 years old when she moved to New York City in the fall of 1977 to pursue a career in theatre. She rented a spacious loft apartment on gritty Fifth Avenue in Chelsea and landed a job serving beers and burgers at the classic bar, Jimmy Day’s, in Greenwich Village. She was on her way until a tall, blonde, handsome actor sat in her station during a lunch shift. That actor was William Hurt who swept Kaz off her feet and carried her to Hollywood and back for a three-plus year love affair that was both fantastical and physically dangerous. It took Kaz fourteen years to begin to admit she had survived domestic violence. Once she realized the extent of the abuse she had been subjected to she pulled a gorilla mask over her head and became “Aphra Behn,” a bad-ass feminist, activist and member of THE GUERRILLA GIRLS. Donna Kaz aka Aphra Behn, shares the story of her journey from survivor of domestic violence to radical activist and member of the Guerrilla Girls. “Act Like A Feminist Artist” includes readings from passages of Kaz’s new memoir, “UN/MASKED, Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl On Tour.”

More information: http://www.witfestival.projectytheatre.org/#guerrilla

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