From the laundry room to the streets.
Recovering global feminism.
“Our bodies are graveyards of cells, the source of art, inherently finite, constantly decaying.”
Tracing the lineage of feminism and social justice in postmodern dance.
Radical feminist films from the legendary choreographer, artist, and dancer
Writing with the body as her touchstone, the novelist channels a woman warrior in The Book of Joan.
Freeing Joan of Arc from her Catholic trappings in Lidia Yuknavitch’s The Book of Joan
Reliable uncertainty in Deb Olin Unferth’s Wait Till You See Me Dance
Exploring Muslim femininity through the politics of love
We listen in as two painters talk painting, studio practice, and the way their works live out in the world.
“My work is so much about breaking that cycle of trauma, abuse, violence, and disturbance. It brings it out into the open so we can have a dialogue.”
Feminists face off against Norman Mailer in the Wooster Group’s reenactment of the notorious ‘71 Town Hall debate
The eminent artist discusses her materials, “frozen gestures,” and the illusion of form.
We make music from joy and rage. We are flamboyantly nice and really angry.
“I grew up having to sing along to very patriarchal, male, straight viewpoints—lyrics that had nothing to do with me.”
For her residency at the New Museum, Leigh looks at the act of healing through the lens of black female caregivers, educators, and intellectuals.
“For me she is that awkward cucumber, but also the roses and carnations. She spreads. She crushes. She’s crushed. Margaret is the whole garden.”
“Crude action is required here. Take off that limb, see what’s left.”