Feminine Moments' newsletter

August 2016

Edited by Birthe Havmoeller

Dear Reader,

It is summer in Scandinavia. Avant garde filmmaker Mox Mäkelä has shared her latest video 'Violet's summer' with me (thanks Mox!), and in Denmark I have taken my time to browse Youtube and have selected a series of queer feminist artist talks and lectures. Enjoy!

Violet's'Summer by Mox Mäkelä

Violet’s summer

Video (15:30): Violet’s summer by Mox Mäkelä, 2016. Read more.

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Lectures

Tammy Rae Carland Lecture (2016)

Video (1:19:31): lecture by queer feminist artist Tammy Rae Carland as a part of the 2015-2016 MFA in Visual Studies visiting artist lecture series. Read more.

Talk: Women, Art, AIDS, and Activism (2016)

Video (1:27:07): "Visual AIDS hosted a multigenerational and multimedia-based dialogue highlighting the experiences of women artist-activists from the 1980s to the present. Read more.

Lecture with Catherine Opie (2015)

Video (1:49:54) Lecture with queer feminist photographer Catherine Opie at the Museo Jumex in Mexico, (2015). Read more.

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Events and Exhibitions

Frida by Janet Brusselbach

Daughters of Mercury by Janet Brusselbach

Daughters of Mercury by Janet Brusselbach at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art - Prince St. Project Space, USA. Opening: August 19, 2016, 6-8 pm. Read more.

New York: 'A Deeper Dive'

A Deeper Dive, group exhibition curated by Jonathan David Katz and Andrew Barron at Leslie & Lohman Museum, New York, USA.  Read more.

Clarity Haynes at The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today

The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today The National Portrait Gallery Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC, USA March 12, 2016 - January 8, 2017. The juried exhibition’s 43 pieces include sculptures, mixed-media pieces, photographs, paintings and drawings. Among the selected works by queer feminist Clarity Haynes … Read more.

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Artist Talks

Artist Talk by Alma Lopéz

Video (11:06): Interview with Alma López, a Mexican-born Queer Chicana artist based in California, USA. Read more.

Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road

Video (5:17): Catherine Opie was interviewed by Marc-Christoph Wagner at her studio in Los Angeles, California in January 2016. Read more.

Catherine Opie - A Queer Feminist Photographer

Video (3:21): 'Catherine Opie' by MOCA. Photographer Catherine Opie, artist A.L. Steiner, and MOCA Curator Lanka Tattersall discuss Opie’s career. Read more.

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Art Herstory

Hannah Höch: A Revolutionary Artist - Trailer

Video (3:52): Hannah Höch: A Revolutionary Artist - Trailer by the Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany. Read more.

Hannah Hoch: Photomontage Artist

Hannah Hoch: Photomontage Artist - a slide show published by Kristine Bryne, 2013. Read more.

Oil Painting Restoration: Rosa Bonheur 19th Century Painting Of Sheeps

Video (11:49): oil painting conservator Bruce Wood explains the processes needed to restore a 19th Century oil painting of sheeps by Rosa Bonheur. Read more.

Painter and Feminist Monica Sjöö

Slide show with works by Monica Sjöö, (1938 - 2005), born in the north of Sweden; Monica was a painter, writer, feminist, activist, eco-witch, anarchist and founder member, in 1969, of Bristol Women's Liberation, UK. Read more.

Tove Jansson, 1956

Tove Jansson - a Biography

Video (19:28): biography about Finish author, visual artist, comics artist and lesbian Tove Jansson (1914 - 2001). Read more.

Love and kisses,

Birthe Havmoeller // havmoeller@gmail.com