Positioning Feminism

Cover of Positioning Feminism
Issue 37:4 | December 2017

Focus issue responding to the historical legacies, inter-generational and culturally diverse perspectives that position debates around feminism now. An overview essay by Anne Marsh, first presented as keynote at the Feminist Art Renewal Network (FRAN) festival symposium in Adelaide, surveys Australian feminist art as political activism, cultural work and theory over five decades. Feature essays forefront feminist performance and video art, gender equality in the museum, queer feminism and intersectionality, environmental ethics and radical care. Featured artists: Linda Dement, Justine Varga, Jenny Watson, Sera Waters and Jemima Wyman.



 

Cover: Sera Waters, Leaky Sleep of the Sullied, 2017, found bedspread, hand-dyed bed sheets, cotton, stuffing, rope, handles. Courtesy the artist and Hugo Michell Gallery. Photo: Grant Hancock. Top: Janine Randerson with Tru Paraha and Ka Roimata o Hine Hukatere, Waiho, Retreat, 2017, single-channel video. Courtesy the artists