Vagina Festival: a visual and performance art experience
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is an opportunity to have conversations we don't typically get to have. In ways we don't typically get to have them.

Through visual art, performance, and interactive activities – that’s painting, photography, sculpture, print, video, plays, spoken word, monologues, music, poetry, dance and ceremony – Vagina Festival forms a welcoming space for exploring sexuality, body image, personal identity, health and well-being.

At Vagina Festival, we exchange ideas, challenge cultural norms and celebrate women. Men are warmly welcomed.

Vagina Festival is created by artists, performers, organizers and sponsors who are passionate about bringing people together and stimulating conversation. Our aim is to create a fun, moving, thought-provoking experience.

Thank you for joining us at Vagina Festival 2008!

Our performance program overflowed with vibrant, passionate, serious, funny, moving, musical, meaningful, provocative performances! Click here for performance artist profiles.

Our visual art program engaged viewers with a range of work that explored* our bodies, sense of self, sexuality, and our relationships. Click here for visual artist profiles.

When was it:
October 24,
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm: Visual Art Reception
and Performance Art Program - our Opening Celebration!
October 25, 1 pm - 5 pm: Visual and Performance Art
October 25, 6 pm - 10:30 pm: Performance Art
October 26, 1 pm - 6:30 pm: Visual and Performance Art

Where was it:
Sage Theater, 711 Seventh Avenue, 2nd Floor, between 47th and 48th Streets, NYC 10036.

Liz Chestang
Liz Chestang, performing "Stripped on Saturday"


Vagina Festival is a collaboration among artists and the community. Learn more about Vagina Festival.

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Vagina Festival is presented entirely by volunteers. We keep expenses low and produce the event with the help of generous sponsors. Proceeds will go toward establishing Vagina Festival is a self-sustaining, annual event.

Vagina Festival is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non profit arts service organization.

Vagina Festival 2008
took place at
Sage Theater
711 7th Avenue, Manhattan

Vagina Festival 2008 was sponsored by: Haven, Ruth and Shaul Jacoby, Michael Isaacs
Maxim Hygiene Products and Erin Michelson. Thank you for your confidence and support!
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Vagina Festival: a visual and performance art experience
© Vagina Festival 2006-2009. Vagina Festival is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non profit arts service organization. Contributions on behalf of Vagina Festival may be made payable to Fractured Atlas and are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Donations can be made by credit card, or by check.