A group of 15 artists put this space together given to them by the Downtown Partnership.
Serious satire by Rebecca Nagle with Natalya Brusilovsky, Monica Mirabile, and Sarah Tooley. For adults only.
Satirical works such as Borat and The Onion have covered everything from Jews to Joe Biden. But something tells us that Rebecca Nagle's new piece, Darb TV (pictured), is one of few satirical pieces bold enough to comment on rape and incest. With puppets, that is. And with musical numbers, dreams, and audience participation, Nagle promises that her play will show babies "how to eat bruschetta" and "douche their vaginas." She also notes that her show is not for children (or babies). Should you find this kind of frank talk intriguing, be sure to peruse her exhibit at the Annex Gallery, Force: On the Culture of Rape.
Force is a joint effort by Nagle and Hannah Brancato to get people out of their comfort zones and able to discuss sexual violence. The exhibit includes art, performances, discussions, and critiques. Curators Nagle and Brancato hope their collection will inspire conversations that explore gender, power, and sex instead of just dwelling on how rape is depressing. Both women believe that personal stories from sexual violence survivors will empower victims and non-victims alike to consider how these heinous acts can be prevented. While Darb TV will only be running for three nights, Force will be at the Annex until Nov. 12. (Glennis Markison)
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