Shawna Dempsey & Lori Millan, Forest Guards
Shawna Dempsey & Lori Millan, Forest Guards (performance) 1997-present. Image: Sheila Spence.

Nuit Blanche: My Winnipeg | Security detail provided by the Rangers of Lesbian National Parks and Services

September 29, 2012 – 6pm

On Saturday, September 29, Plug In ICA will have its doors open to the public from sunset to sunrise for a second year of Nuit Blanche @ Plug In ICA. Security detail will be provided by Rangers Shawna Dempsey and Lori Millan, of the Lesbian National Parks & Services. The Lesbian Rangers will be on duty to secure public safety and lesbian habitat.

Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan are feminist Canadian Queer artist-activists based in Winnipeg. They have collaborated since 1989 on video, performance, photographic, website, and written work. Their collaborative body of work addresses feminist, lesbian, and social concerns.

Nuit Blanche Winnipeg is a free all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art. Debuting in Winnipeg in September 2010, the concept ofNuit Blanche originated in France in 1984 and has since spread to many cities around the world.

Stella’s Café @ Plug In will also be open all night for Nuit Blanche with special menu items. Don’t forget valid Plug In memberships reward with special offers at Stella’s. Memberships are available in the Plug In ICA Art Book Shop which will also be open all night: Artists/student memberships $25, Regular $50.

The exhibition, My Winnipeg: There’s No Place Like Home, will also be open for visitors throughout the evening.

Plug In ICA gratefully acknowledges Chapter Sponsor Michael F.B. Nesbitt, and Exhibition Sponsor Cambrian Credit Union.