Tag Archives: Art

Artist stitches catcalls into beautiful needlework

TweetPlaying off of the idea of a hope chest, artist Elana Adler has created a series of hand-stitched needlework samplers showcasing all the catcalls she’s received. Calling them a “beautification of an assault,” she explains the project: It is a contemporary feminist interpretation of women’s work and an objectification of my personal experience. Each captures a [...]
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Keeping Marissa in mind

Tweet I was honored to participate in this campaign, Keeping Marissa in Mind, organized by the extraordinary activist Mariame Kaba. The poem I’m reading in this video is called “Flare” and it’s written by National Book Award winner Nikky Finney.  Tweet
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Fashion and Feminism: A chat with Ana Marcela Villa of AKV

TweetMost of my life, my gender presentation has been pretty feminine. I’ve always been interested in makeup, always interested in clothes. But there was a period of a few years when I toned it down: when I was first being introduced to feminism. I thought that if I was going to be a Serious Feminist, [...]
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The Feministing Five: Emma Sulkowicz

TweetEmma Sulkowicz is my new favorite feminist artist, having displaced Frida and Queen Bey. This past week, Emma debuted her senior art thesis, “Mattress Performance: Carry That Weight,” in the midst of her first week of her senior year at Columbia University in New York. For those of you who need a refresher, Emma has [...]
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What if Spider-Man were drawn like the new Spider-Woman?

TweetThe Oatmeal takes a shot at it… Tweet
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