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Artist & Muse

The last week has been packed full of artist talks including an Introduction to Feminist Art by Helena Reckitt at the Frieze Academy and Marina Abramovic’s talk at The Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre. I seemed to have taken a […]

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The Suggestive Flower

As mentioned earlier in my blog, I wanted to research why the floral pattern seems to be associated with females rather than males. I found an article on the subject, written by Andrea Frownfelter. She writes in ‘Flower Symbolism as Female […]

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Life Drawing

These are my favourite drawings from a recent life drawing session. They aren’t particularly accurate, i’ve elongated parts of the body and missed out a lot of features, such as the feet and facial features. Does this distortion make her less […]

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Finger Painting?

I’ve been working on this portrait of Emma Watson for a little while, but I don’t seem to be getting very far with it. I started off painting with brushes, and I just wasn’t enjoying it. So I found some […]

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Print work

My project for this year is revolving around the issues surrounding gender equality, focusing on Emma Watson’s UN speech on the subject. By issues, I mean the fact that women and men are expected to have completely different personas because society […]

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A Q&A with… Guerrilla Girls, feminist artists

For over 30 years, New York’s Guerrilla Girls have been the feminist conscience of the art world, exposing sexism through protests and original research on posters, stickers, billboards and artwork. Fisun Güner spoke to two of the founding members about their new Whitechapel Gallery show, ‘Guerrilla Girls: Is it even worse in Europe?’

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On not being mobile

Whilst I try to write up a chapter of my phd, I have been reading about mobility.In the introduction to Life Between Borders: The Nomadic Life of Curators and Artists. one of the editors asserts that “you have to be […]

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A Q&A with… Beth Collar, artist

Pippa Koszerek talks to artist Beth Collar about how a 2014 residency at Glasgow Women’s Library has influenced the sculptures that she is currently showing in the Tall Tales national touring exhibition.

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Sanctuary

I got ‘Just Kids’ by Patti Smith for my birthday and I started to read it on the train this week. I also used my birthday book tokens to get a big fat coffee table monster called ‘Sanctuary: British artists […]

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Another Woman

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here My blogging art-sister Sonia Boué, a new twitter follower @cabformrsmutton and I have found ourselves discussing the taboo of menstruation and menopause (maybe because we are “women of a certain age”?) We all know the mechanics […]

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Cut and paste

Collage isn’t a technique I’ve made much use of in the past, my previous chopping up of found images has always been reductive rather than additive. (removing areas with a sharp scalpel or a digital airbrush) But as a thinking […]

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Week 2 who do I think I am

It’s our second week in the tiny gallery space now known as Gallery7 in Margate, next to the Pie Factory Gallery. We’ve talked with loads of visitors, about sculpture, identity, the arts in general, artists’ selves, life in general! It […]

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women, the west and isis

im currently working with the theme of women in relationship with the western ideal and the isis ideal two very opposite standpoints but they both put women into a single group ” you must act this way, wear this, have […]

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women, the west and isis

im currently working with the theme of women in relationship with the western ideal and the isis ideal two very opposite standpoints but they both put women into a single group ” you must act this way, wear this, have […]

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Review

Modern Women

A new exhibition and collaboration between artists Emilia Telese and Binita Walia providing commentaries and insight on how the role of women is shaped and constrained by social, economic and political contexts.

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