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RX: Let's Play Doctor

RX; Let's Play Doctor is an exhibition at Artspeak in Vancouver of video, film and sculpture. The exhibitoon, curated by Monika Kin Gangon, reflects on the relationship between females and medicine. The exhibition explore this throught the work of artists Kim Derko, Janine Marchessault and Susan Kealey. These artists explore the female body and psyche in a patriarchical society and the the ways in which women are defined in relation to "official medical practice". This exhibition introduction provides insight into how the works exhibited reflect the nature of women and medicine.

ITEM 1993.088 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Case HistoriesSusan Kealey

An Intelligent WomanKim Derko

Side Effects of FearJanine Marchessault