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...

Read more →

Freedom versus freedom: from late sovietness to post-ness and back again*

23 August 2022

Self-construed heterodox consciousness writes the years preceding the dissolution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics into the story of freedom that was reached through the pain and agony of history – individual powerlessness and suffering against the violence of the system; this historical juncture gave rise to the...

Read more →

Social Reproduction and the Writing of History

3 March 2022

Currently in Warsaw, two exhibitions are on view that focus on social reproduction and writing of women’s history. Social reproduction can be understood as work that is beyond productive work, or, as Tithi Bhattacharya explains: “the activities and institutions that are required for making life, maintaining life, and generationally...

Read more →

Women’s labour

15 November 2021

In September and October 2021 an exhibition of Peruvian artists was on view in the Studio gallery in Warsaw (curator: Inés R. Artola). One of the works exhibited was a photo documentation of a performance made by Wynnie Mynerva in 2020. What the Cleaners Clean? was performed together with...

Read more →
scroll up