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Feminist Renewal Art Network (FRAN)

Feminist Renewal Art Network (FRAN) brings together a group of Adelaide-based women who are active in the visual arts and have been meeting on a regular basis since 2014. The impetus for forming the group was initially the enthusiastic response to the exhibition Beyonce is a Feminist (2013), curated by Brigid Noone of Fontanelle Gallery,…

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AS IF: 40 years and beyond – Celebrating the Women’s Art Register

In October 2015, the Women’s Art Register, a dynamic slide library holding over 20,000 images and representing over 5000 artists, celebrates 40 years of persisting and insisting that women’s art matters. To honour this remarkable achievement, the Women’s Art Register will host a curated mini-festival of women’s artmaking, showcasing a dazzling array of women’s artistic…

Brenda Samuels, Powerade, 2015, oil on canvas. 30x30cm

Art: Paintings by Mum

‘Paintings by Mum is an exhibition of paintings by Brenda Samuels, curated by her daughter Miranda. It runs from the 7th August – 22nd August at Airspace Projects, Marrickville. The show utilises housework as a curatorial strategy to explore ideas surrounding the value of housework, mother-daughter collaborations, intergenerational feminisms and the demographic of the ’emerging…

Bussaraporn Thongchai, Me and Mom, 2010

Exhibition: My Sisters and other Ghosts

Please join Jasmin Stephens for the opening of My Sisters and other Ghosts – Genevieve Chua, Imhathai Suwatthanasilp and Bussaraporn Thongchai – on Saturday 29 August at 3pm at The Cross Art Projects, Sydney. Sydney-based Phaptawan Suwannakudt, writer Denise Thwaites and Jasmin will introduce the exhibition on behalf of the artists. My Sisters and other Ghosts…

#DearMinisterForWomen

#dearministerforwomen

Angry about the state of affairs in Australia at the moment? Want an outlet? #dearministerforwomen is an online art activist forum open to anyone to voice their dissatisfaction with the current political and social climate. We would love people to stage their own form of protest, document and hashtag #dearministerforwomen it will become a snapshot…

Lee Lozano in 1971

Lee Lozano’s Decide to Boycott Women (Re-performed)

Lee Lozano’s Decide to Boycott Women (Re-performed) Elizabeth Pulie 28th – 29th March 2015, Marrickville Garage In August 1971 Lee Lozano commenced her conceptual work, Decide to Boycott Women. Initially a month-long experiment wherein she refused to speak to women in order to ‘improve communication’ with them, Lozano ultimately maintained this work for the rest of…