Positioning Feminism

Issue 37:4 | December 2017

This issue positions 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 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
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