The International Caucus maintains the Women's Caucus for Art's involvement as an NGO (non-governmental organization) with the United Nations, develops art platforms to support UN Goals, develops collaborative projects with other global organizations, collects data about WCA art & activism projects and shares this information with the larger WCA membership. Prior to the establishment of the caucus in 2011, an International Committee focused on WCA’s UN NGO work.
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We encourage interested members to review our website to learn more about our involvement with the United Nations and our International Projects.
An art-based cultural exchange between US-based and Chinese women artists, created by the International Caucus through an invitation from Luxun Academy of Fine Arts and held there April 15-30, 2014.
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Woman + Body explored the range of sexual identification - female, transgender, and male - with a contemporary, 21st century view. The subject of the female body was well-explored in the 1960's and produced many discourses in the 90's, related to such issues as AIDS, cosmetic surgery, stereotyping and discrimination.
Priscilla Otani and Sherri Cornett, WCA delegates to the United Nations, attended the UN DPI/NGO Conference in Bonn, Germany in September. The conference was an opportunity for NGOs to share their work around issues of sustainability and volunteerism and to submit recommendations for a document that will be considered at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil in June 2012.