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  • View of “Regina Parra,” 2019. From left: Bacante I (Bacchante I), 2019; Bacante II, 2019; Bacante III, 2019.

    Regina Parra

    Galeria Millan

    As a wave of conservatism sweeps the globe, among the welcome signs of resistance is the continuing spread of feminist discourses. Regina Parra’s solo show “Bacante” (Bacchante) took inspiration from Euripides’s tragedy The Bacchae to offer a perspective on feminism and the female self that is rooted in antiquity. While the play was the artist’s point of departure, her research was informed by wider studies in Greek mythology and poetry as well as nineteenth-century photographic investigations of hysteria. 

    A series of six oil paintings on paper, “A Perigosa” (The Dangerous One) (all works 2019),

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