Celebrate Her

CelebrateHer: 12 publicly nominated women are recognized in an installation combining large-scale paintings from artist Aquil Virani with an audio play crafted by playwright/creator Erin Lindsay in collaboration with Imago’s Artistic Director Micheline Chevrier. 

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Presented as a visual installation with an audio play component CelebrateHer is a feminist art project – inspired by interviews with 12 inspiring, publicly nominated women – that explores gender expectations, diverse perspectives on womanhood, everyday activism, and the complexities of allyship.

The goal? “To present and lend amplification to the stories and lived experiences of a diverse group of badass women.” Watch the video previews at celebrateher.ca.

Show times
Friday, June 22 – Shows @ 2:00, 4:00, 6:00pm
Saturday, June 23 – Shows @ 5:00, 7:00pm
Morrice Hall – McGill University
3485 Rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E1

Each show runs approximately 55 minutes
Tickets are- “Pay-What-You-Decide” after performance
Maximum attendance per show time: 30 people

The 12 Women
Zébida Bendjeddou, Clare Byarugaba, Dorothy Dixon Williams, Shweta Khare, Kama La Mackerel, Kathy Malas, Bochra Manai, Natalie Ramsay, Romita Sur, Naomi Tatty, Joannie Verreault, Rachel Zellars

Artist Aquil Virani
Awarded as the “Artist For Peace 2018” by the Quebec-based artist collective “Les artistes pour la paix,” Aquil Virani is a visual artist who integrates public participation into his socially-conscious art projects. Learn more at aquil.ca.

Questions or accommodations needed?
Contact us at erin@imagotheatre.ca or 514.274.3222.

 

Aquil Virani with CBC on Celebrate Her.