Sheroes

About
Sheroes was a monthly limited-run art party series that brought together on and offline works that playfully and performatively explore the iconography and cultures of fandom surrounding the "League of Legendary Ladies": Joni Mitchell, Chaka Khan, Tina Turner, Madonna, Yoko Ono, Erykah Badu, Etta James, Marianne Faithfull, Dolly Parton, Grace Jones, Dusty Springfield & Nina Simone.


Sheroes is presented by salonnière reeraw (Rea McNamara). Based in Toronto, the series curates specially commissioned performances, sounds, installations & visuals.


All Sheroes events are brainstormed and archived online at fuckyeahsheroes.tumblr.com, uniting digital communities with real-time audiences in an ongoing exploration into fan culture and collaborative content creation.


Virtual Season — our culminating presentation of new and past Sheroes on/offline works & performances — is currently gearing into its first international reunion tour. We will be announcing soon tour dates. (If you would like to book a Sheroes event, please contact us.)


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Dolly Parton singing with Donna Summer (1977) rest in peace Donna Summer

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Dolly Parton singing with Donna Summer (1977) rest in peace Donna Summer

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Giselle Zatonyl's GIF for Sheroes #9.

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Gaby Cepeda's GIF for Sheroes #9.

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Anthony Antonellis's GIFs for Sheroes #9.

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Paul Petro: “Not sure about group protocol when it comes to past Sheroes but since Dolly still lingers large in my mind and I saw this work by Francesco Vizzolli at Frieze in NYC this past week I thought I had to share!” http://www.facebook.com/groups/250136678372508/permalink/381364565249718/

Paul Petro: “Not sure about group protocol when it comes to past Sheroes but since Dolly still lingers large in my mind and I saw this work by Francesco Vizzolli at Frieze in NYC this past week I thought I had to share!”

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Ada Dahli performing at Sheroes #9.

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Andrew Benson's GIFs for Sheroes #9: Dolly Parton.

Related: [meta talk] Andrew Benson's My Sheroes

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reeraw at Sheroes #9: Dolly Parton in salonnière mode. Styled lovingly by Porcelaine Desire. Slippery wig by John Taccone & his Navigate team (in particular, Joanna DelOsso & Anthony Taccone). Multi-coloured Dolly eye shadow by Miss Janet Vu. Photos: Tony Halmos.

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Zoë Alexis-Abrams performing “Me & Little Andy” at Sheroes #9.

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