Feminine Moments' newsletter

April 2016

Edited by Birthe Havmoeller

Dear Reader

I am happy to present two new queer women artists: Pauline N'Guala from Congo, who is based in  Paris and Helena Rubčić from Zagreb, Croatia. Helena and Pauline have send their artist statements and photographs to me and I send my love and thanks to them for supporting my website.

Artist Statements

Pauline N'Gouala

Painter Pauline N'Gouala

Artist Statement.

Pauline N'Gouala: I am a French and Congoleese artist based in Paris. I am an artist doing oil portraits. I have collaborated with … Read more.

Connection by Helena Rubcic

Sculptor Helena Rubčić

Sculptor Helena Rubčić: Through a collection of wooden sculptures I am trying to show to the observers my view of the world and the human personality. The sculptures are made of two materials – wood (natural) and metal (unnatural) which negate each other but make a whole. Read more.

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Events and Exhibitions

DADA anderes: Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Hannah Höch, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

DADA anders: Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Hannah Höch, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven runs until May 8, 2016 Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Switzerland. To mark the 100th anniversary of the Zurich Dada movement, the Museum Haus Konstruktiv presents the historical group show "DADA differently," featuring works by the three main women representatives of the Dada movement: Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Hannah Höch and Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven… Read more.

Boston: Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community

Bona Fide! by Maria E. Piñeres Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community is a big queer arts exhibition touring USA. Next stop is Boston: April 22 - July 10, 2016 Mills Gallery, Boston MA, USA ... Read more.

Agnes Martin

LACMA, Los Angeles, presents the first Agnes Martin retrospective in USA since 1994. The exhibition dates are April 24, 2016 – September 11, 2016.

Leslie-Lohman Speakers Series: Sophia Wallace

Lecture by Sophia Wallace at Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York, April 27, 2016. Read more.

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Artist Talks

Rosana Cade

Walking: Holding

Rosana Cade in Copenhagen. Walking: Holding is an interactive and participatory performance by Rosana Cade (UK). The piece is based on the experience of walking hand in hand. Read more.

The Hidden Hammer: The Unknow Projects with Barbara Hammer (2015)

"The Hidden Hammer", a lecture with Barbara Hammer about her lesser know art projects, films and performances at the Leslie + Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art ... Read more.

TEDDY AWARD Winner Barbara Hammer on Queer Film Making

Video (18:40): "30 Years - 30 Interviews" - Birthday Greetings from Barbara Hammer, USA. In this interview, TEDDY AWARD winner Barbara Hammer talks about her movies "A Horse Is Not A Metaphor" and "Maya Deren's Sink". As one of the most significant queer film artists, she also looks back at queer film history, talks about how personal experiences influenced her … Read more.

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Art Herstory

Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin The New York - Taos Connection (1947 - 1957)

The Mandelman-Ribak Foundation in collaboration with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery presents the video: AGNES MARTIN - The New York–Taos Connection (1947–1957) Read more.

Sanctus - Barbara Hammer 1990

Video (19:20): Sanctus, an experimental shortfilm by American lesbian filmmaker Barbara Hammer (1990). Read more.

Hannah Höch - A German Dadaist Artist

Video (3.55): Slide show with works by Hanna Höch. Hannah Höch (November 1, 1889 - May 31, 1978) was a German Dada artist. Music: Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On. Read more.

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Love and kisses,

Birthe Havmoeller // havmoeller@gmail.com