Feminine Moments' newsletter

August 2018

Edited by Birthe Havmoeller

Dear Reader,

I hope that you have had a great summer. In this late summer issue of Feminine Moments' newsletter I would like to highlight two artists: late Mexican-American lesbian photographer Laura Aguilar who passed earlier this year and UK painter Roxana Halls. Laura Aguilar and Roxana Halls have both used themselves as models in the process of creating their art works, see the videos below.

Included in this newsletter are also a selection of short films and longer videos with lectures and conversations with a number of other amazing queer feminist artists, Enjoy!

Photographers in Focus: Laura Aguilar (1959-2018)

Video (3:52): a short video about late lesbian photographer Laura Aguilar (1960-2018) by NOWNESS (2018). Read more.

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Roxana Halls

Roxana Halls - Appetite (2014)

Video (10:12): UK artist Roxana Halls in her studio discussing her project 'Appetite', exhibited at Hayhill Gallery, Baker Street, London in 2014. A film by Paintwork Films. Read more.

Roxana Halls : Costume

Video (11:02): artist Roxana Halls in her studio discusses her costume collection and the role it plays in her work. A film by Paintwork Films, 2014. Read more.

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Open Call

Copyright GendErotica

QUEER INFECTION LAB in Rome - Call for Artists

Last chance! The deadline of this open call is August 26, 2018. Read more.

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Exhibitions and Other Events

Copyright WIR* HIER!

WIR* HIER! / We* are here!

Dorothée Brill helped curate the German travelling exhibition: "WIR* HIER! Lesbisch, schwul und trans* zwischen Hiddensee und Ludwigslust" (We are here! lesbian, gay and trans* between Hiddensee and Ludwigslust), which features art works by over 50 LGBT youth. This summer the exhibition is in display in Schwerin until September 2, 2018.  … Read more.

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Short Films

Anya Gallaccio's installation at Lindisfarne Castle

Video (2:17): about Anya Gallaccio's installation 'dreamed about the flowers that hide from the light' at Lindisfarne Castle, 2018. Read more.

Animating the Unseen: Chitra Ganesh

Video (1:39): an artist talk by Chitra Ganesh about her creative practice and videos. Read more.

Illma Gore: 'Volume One' - Teaser

Video (2:03) : 'Illma Gore: Volume One' is a teaser about a documentary film that follows the life and times of controversial Los Angeles based artist Illma Gore. Read more.

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Lectures

Zoe Leonard in Conversation with Rebecca Solnit

Video (1:35:36): 'Zoe Leonard in Conversation with Rebecca Solnit' by the Whitney Museum of American Art (2018). Read more.

Catherine Opie at Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

Video (1:12:37): Caterine Opie in conversation with Jasper Sharp about her body of work (2018). Read more.

Janet Cooling Artist Talk at San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery (2000)

Video (46:02): "Painting and Drawing Survey, 1997 - 2000", is an artist talk with Janet Cooling about her creative practice recorded by San Diego Mesa College (2000). Read more.

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Feminist Art Herstory

Eileen Gray

A brief introduction to Eileen Gray

Video (23:11): a video biography about Eileen Gray. With each passing year Eileen Gray becomes more important in defining the history of modernism. Read more.

Eileen Gray: Why Now? (2016)

Video (57:08): panel debate in New York (2016) about Irish-born modernist designer and architect Eileen Gray. Read more.

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Love and kisses,

Birthe Havmoeller // havmoeller@gmail.com