Margaret Harrison: “Art must be political or nothing”
Posted On August 6, 2019
After exhibitions Teresa Margolles and Latifa Echakhch, the BPS 22 in Charleroi continues its series on contemporary artists, feminists and activists, with Margaret Harrison, born in 1940 in Yorkshire, still active and an important figure in feminist art in Great Britain. Brittany. As she constantly chants: “Art must be political, if not nothing! “
The curious title of the exhibition, Dance on the missiles, refers to a militant action that she documented in installations shown in the large hall of the BPS22. A typical gesture for this art graduate who founded in 1970 the London Women’s Liberation Art Group.