‘Hairstory – Herstory’ an art show by Jill Annie Margaret to be presented at ISU

POCATELLO—The Idaho State University Gender Resource Center and College of Fine Arts will host “Hairstory – Herstory,” an art show by Jill Annie Margaret.

The exhibit will be in the Transition Gallery on the lower floor of the Pond Student Union from Feb.16 through March 18.

An exhibit opening is set Feb. 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., where the artist will give a presentation of her work starting at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

“Hairstory – Herstory” addresses the basic human rights of women and girls with regard to freedom from sexual assault, child sexual abuse and battery. Margaret co-led a series of workshops, which gathered writing, audio recordings and hair to create the exhibition. The project gives voice to a community of women whose common shared experiences often leave them silent and isolated.

To complete the project, Margaret established partnerships with Idaho City Poet Mary Ellen McMurtrie, the Women’s and Children’s Alliance of Boise, SAFE project of Laramie, Wyoming and Proyecto ‘ace and the Centre Arminda Aberastury of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

For more information contact Stephanie Richardson at 208-282-3690 or email her at richstep@isu.edu.