Project: The F Word

The F Word is a multifaceted feminist art project spanning three years (2012-2014). Comprised of a series of workshops, seminars, exhibitions and public events, this project explores contemporary feminist art in Victoria.
Featured in 2012 was a two week residency at West Space, Melbourne. Film programs, knitting workshop, feminist forums and events were hosted by Victoria Duckett and Caroline Phillips, to bring together a range of artists, writers, historians, academics and feminists to explore past feminist archives, contemporary and younger voices, and future strategies.
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Inez de Vega "Hit Me If I Smile" 2010

“Hit me if I smile”, 2010, Inez de Vega

In 2013 a Regional Feminist Art Forum was held at Latrobe Visual Art Centre, Bendigo, to explore regional issues and hear the concerns of regional feminist artists.
International Women’s Day, 2014, will see an exciting event held in Melbourne CBD, a Feminist Art Bus Tour, in collaboration with Technopia Tours.
Also in 2014 will be The F Word publication launch and two exhibitions at Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale and Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Ararat… more details to follow.
This project is supported by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute
and the ‘Matters of the Body’ Research Cluster at Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne.
The exhibitions are curated by Caroline Phillips.

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