Body, Gender & Ritual Workshop

Patty Chang, 1998 Melons (at a loss)

Body, Gender & Ritual
a workshop at Craftswoman House

Cindy Rehm will lead the workshop, Body, Gender & Ritual at Craftswoman House during the month of June. Participants will engage in an exploration of gender through the study and practice of performance art. Participants are encouraged to generate unique responses to topics of gender construction in society and will develop performances informed by ritual and the history of feminist performance. Workshop content will be presented through slide lectures, video documents, readings, and discussions. The workshop will culminate with a presentation of performances at Craftswoman House. No previous performance experience necessary. The workshop is free, but space is limited, so please contact to enroll.

Meeting dates:
Saturday, June 4, 12-3
Saturday, June 11 12-3
Saturday, June 18 12-3
Saturday, June 25, 7pm presentation of performances

Ana Mendieta, Untitled (Facial Cosmetic Variations) 1972

Cindy Rehm is an artist and educator. She is the founder and former director of spare room, an installation space that was located inside her private residence in Baltimore, MD. She is the recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship in Media from the Tennessee State Arts Commission and a Learning to Love You More grant. Rehm’s work in drawing, video, and performance has been shown at Woman Made Gallery, Chicago; New York Studio Gallery, NY; Consolidated Works, Seattle; School 33, Baltimore; at Festival Miden, Kalamata, Greece; and other venues. Her work can be viewed at and she maintains a blog at

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