Magdalena Abakanowicz as a textile artist in state-socialist Poland

22 May 2023

Author: Agata Jakubowska Between 17 November 2022 and 21 May 2023, Tate Modern in London presented works by Magdalena Abakanowicz (1930—2017), who, in the 1960s and 1970s, created woven forms that challenged the understanding of textile art[1]. Neither the exhibition nor the accompanying catalogue offered any feminist perspective on...

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Interview with Gabriela Golder on her work at the Sharjah Biennial

15 May 2023

By Andrea Giunta   Andrea Giunta: You’re participating in the Sharjah Biennial with several works. A very moving biennial, very touching, since the project started before the pandemic, curated by Okwui Enwezor, but, in the meantime, he passed away. He was an extraordinary curator, who transformed the way we view...

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Magali Lara and Carmen Boullosa at MUNAL, Mexico City (November 2022 to March 2023)

28 April 2023

Author: Madeline Murphy Turner, Ph.D. In January 2019, Carmen Boullosa (Mexico City, b. 1954) and Magali Lara (Mexico City, b. 1956) invited me to co-curate an exhibition about their more than forty-year collaboration. I had come to know the two creators through the research for my dissertation, “What Women Write:...

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Common Ground: What Connects CEE and LA Art. Previous Narratives and Possible New Approaches (from a Feminist Perspective)

18 April 2023

Author: Wiktoria Szczupacka This blog post departs from the initial concept of the Narrating Art and Feminism seminar, which is based on bringing together two regions, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Latin America (LA). Such a connection, deriving from the protest against the hegemony of Western art history...

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Iurhi Peña’s comic, a tender and scathing intrusion into the Art World

5 April 2023

Author: Unx Pardo Ibarra Iurhi Peña is a visual artist from Mexico City; her artistic practice includes drawing, graphic art, animation, comic and self-publishing. From her own experience, she has problematized the violence experienced by feminized bodies, paying special attention to everyday life, popular culture and the territory of Mexico...

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Delphine Seyrig, or Artist as Producer and Feminist Activist at the “Defiant Muses” exhibition (Kunsthalle Wien, 7 April – 4 September, 2022)

23 March 2023

Author: Vesna Vuković In the decade survey asking critics to name the greatest films of all time, which is organized by Sight and Sound, the magazine of the British Film Institute, from 1952 on every second year in the decade, last year it was “Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du...

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Statement From The Ukrainian Pavilion Team At The 2022 Venice Biennale

7 March 2023

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the curators of the Ukrainian pavilion and artist Pavlo Makov released the following statement: Dear friends, colleagues and art community. The curators of the pavilion as well as the artist Pavlo Makov have received many incoming inquiries from the press and colleagues. We would...

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Of Women and their Invisibility in Histories of Abstraction: Vera Zilzer and Ingibjörg Bjarnason[1]

22 February 2023

Author: Ayelen Pagnanelli   The lives of Ingibjörg Bjarnason (1901-1967) and Vera Zilzer (1927-2004), as different as they were, resemble those of many women artists. Young women who dived into the modern art scene, only to be erased from its history while their lives took them in different directions,...

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Feminist interventions in Eastern Europe and Latin America: a thematic overview

20 February 2023

Author: Petra Šarin Introduction This blog post focuses on the brief thematic overview of feminist interventions, as Griselda Pollock calls artistic production made from a feminist standpoint, without reducing them to one aesthetic or essentialist category. The selected artworks were produced in Eastern Europe and Latin America and range...

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Intimate stories in reconfiguring the logic of narratives

26 January 2023

My blogpost will introduce three artworks from contemporary women artists from the region of Eastern and Central Europe, whose art touches upon the questions of personal memory, family archives, and microhistories.[1] Rasa Jansone’s (Latvia, b. 1973) installation “Lost Treasures” from 2008 makes everyday moments “shine” in a new way;...

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