Persimmon Blackbridge and Sheila Gilhooly : Still Sane

ArtistsBlackbridge, Persimmon (Artist); Gilhooly, Sheila (Artist);
AuthorBlackbridge, Persimmon (Author); Gilhooly, Sheila (Author); Hughes, Nym (Author); Randall, Nora D. (Author); NiHera, Dee dee (Author)
SummaryAlong with quotes from Blackbridge's and Gilhooly's ceramic installation on the experience of being incarcerated in a psychiatric ward, essays discuss the development of the work and the politics of psychiatry as an agent of social control. Includes listings of lesbian, feminist, anti-psychiatry and political art resources. Biographical notes. Circa 42 bibl. ref. PSYCHIATRY; POLITICAL ART; LESBIANISM; FILM; VIDEO; FEMINISM
TypeCatalogue – Exhibition
MediaCeramics, Installation, Social Practice, Other
Data Sourcee-Artexte
Hard Copy Location Artexte
NotesBlackbridge, Persimmon and Gilhooly, Sheila and Hughes, Nym and Randall, Nora D. and NiHera, Dee dee. Persimmon Blackbridge and Sheila Gilhooly : Still Sane. Vancouver, BC: Press Gang Publishers, 1985. Exhibition dates: fall 1984, Women in Focus Gallery (Vancouver).