Tag Archives: Art

The Academic Feminist: Leah DeVun on feminist art and womyn’s lands

TweetWelcome back, Academic Feminists. This edition features an interview with artist and historian Leah DeVun. Leah lives in New York and teaches women’s and gender history at Rutgers University. Her artwork has been featured in Artforum, Capricious, and LA Weekly and her scholarly work has appeared in Radical History Review and GLQ. “The L Word” [...]
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The Feministing Five: Riva Lehrer

TweetInfusing her paintings with powerful activism, Riva Lehrer has explored such themes on the body, disability, and identity for over 20 years. She was born with spina bifida and has used her artwork to identify critical questions about bodies, creativity, and perspective. Her art has been featured in galleries and museums across the country, and [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCan artists be good activists? On the forgotten women of Fruitvale Station. Gloria Steinem was awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Charges have been filed in the Rehtaeh Parsons sexual assault case. Three ways the U.S. immigration system is broken. Should non-profit workers unionize? Tweet
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Cool street art alert: “Women do not owe you their time or conversation”

TweetWe’ve mentioned this street art before when it popped up in Philly, although I didn’t know then who was behind it. According to NPR, these anti-street harassment posters are the work of artist Tatayana Fazlalizadeh who’s been dodging cops in the cover of darkness to put them up in her neighborhood in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Fazlalizadeh says the [...]
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All Malala Everything

Tweet Let Malala Yousafzai be a reminder to all of us of strength, courage and unflinching determination to survive and succeed in a world that demands you to fail. The artists at Zen Pencils have created a beautiful and moving comic of Malala’s story, centering around her profound conviction of the right to educate girls [...]
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