Guerrilla Girls performing at Coastal Carolina

The cutting edge performance-activists, known as the Guerrilla Girls, will visit Coastal Carolina University's Wheelwright Auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Wheelwright Auditorium Box Office.

Using a mixture of humor and over-the-top visuals, the Guerrilla Girls' aim is to expose sexism, racism and corruption in politics, art, film, and pop culture. To achieve this goal, these anonymous activists don gorilla masks and assume the names of dead artists as pseudonyms. These self-described "feminist masked avengers" have been featured on CNN, CBS, and PBS. They also have been the subjects of the award-winning documentary film, "Guerrillas in our Midst."

The Guerrilla Girls were founded in 1985 to protest the exclusion of women and artists of color in an exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The group began using their talents to oppose other instances of sexism and racism in America. Today, the internationally recognized troupe tours the globe speaking out about issues from unequal pay to gender stereotypes in popular culture.

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Find Guerrilla Girls on Facebook and over at their website