Feminist Art Activisms and Artivisms
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International scholars and artists show how feminist art and activism can intervene in social processes
The term “artivism” seems to have become a catchword for any woman’s empowerment through the arts. This volume aims to critically dissect this catchword, unveiling the diversity of practices and realities that it comprises.
Representing a range of critical insights, perspectives, and practices from artists, activists, and academics, Feminist Art Activisms and Artivisms reflects on the role of feminist interventions in the fields of contemporary art, the public sphere, and politics, touching upon broader questions of cultural difference, history, class, economic position, ecology, politics, sexual orientation, and the ways in which these intersect.
With contributions by Linda Aloysius, Marissa Begonia, Sreyashi Tinni Bhattacharyya, Marisa Carnesky, Paula Chambers, Amy Charlesworth, Emma Curd, Katy Deepwell, Tal Dekel, Emma Dick, Lior Elefant, Christine Eyene, Abbe Leigh Fletcher, GraceGraceGrace, Alana Jelinek, Sonja van Kerkhoff, Alexandra Kokoli, Elke Krasny, Loraine Leeson, Laura Malacart, Rosy Martin, Alice Maude-Roxby, Kathleen Mullaniff, Louise O’Hare, Tanja Ostojic, Martina Pachmanová, Gill Park, Pune Parsafar, Roxane Permar, Anne Robinson, Stefanie Seibold, Pam Skelton, Mare Tralla, Christina Vasileiou, Camille Waring, Michelle Williams Gamaker and Virginia Yiqing Yang.
This is the first volume in a new series from Valiz called PLURAL. The series focuses on how the intersections between identity, power, representation, and emancipation play out in the arts and cultural practices.
Edited, and with a text by, Katy Deepwell
Designed by Lotte Lara Schröder
Published by Valiz, 2020
Softcover, 448 pages, 400 b&w images, 6.5 × 9 inches