Feminine Moments' newsletter - September 2019

Edited by Birthe Havmoeller

Dear Reader,

Coming up soon: QTOPIA QUEER ARTS FESTIVAL, Nijmengen, Holland, October 4-20, 2019, features a programme of workshops, performances, lectures and exhibitions. Outburst Queer Arts Festival in Belfast, Ireland, November 8-17 brings LGBTQI+ community activists, artists and writers together on a grassroots platform to share ideas and stories. Homotopia 2019, November 1-10, is the UK’s longest running LGBTQ+ arts and culture festival, bringing the biggest names and most exciting emerging LGBTQ+ artists, performers and writers to Liverpool, UK. GFEST, London's queer art festival takes place November 1-23, 2019.

Happy reading!

Queer Feminist Art

Copyright Martina Minette Dreier

Just Love at ZAK Center for Contemporary Art in Berlin

Just Love, September 14, 2019 – December 15, 2019 at ZAK Center for Contemporary Art, Zitadelle Spandau, Berlin, Germany. This is an exbibition with works by six queer artists, including painter Martina Minette Dreier. Read more.

Scarlett Woman

Scarlett Woman at The Gallery, Liverpool, UK, is on till September 22, 2019. Read more.

Cosmic to Corporeal: Contemporary Queer Performance Practices

Cosmic to Corporeal: Contemporary Queer Performance Practices at The MAC, Dallas, USA, (curated by Liss LaFleur) is on view September 21 through November 9, 2019. Opening Reception Saturday, September 21, 6-9 PM with Performance at 7 PM. Read more.

Queer Forms

Queer Forms, September 10 – December 7, 2019 at Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, USA features works by more than 100 queer artists. Read more.

Harmony Hammond at White Cube, London

Harmony Hammond. Preview: Wednesday 11 September 2019. September 12, 2019 – November 3, 2019 at White Cube / White Cube Bermondsey, London UK. Read more.

Copyright Rachel Ara

Rachel Ara's Neon Installation

'This Much I'm Worth' by Rachel Ara is on display Saturday, September 14 – Sunday, September 22, 2019 at V&A, London, UK Read more.

Copyright Tomaso Binga

Tomaso Binga - A Silenced Victory

Tomaso Binga - A Silenced Victory. Opening: September 26, 2019 – December 20, 2019 at Mimosa House, 12 Princes Street, London, UK. Read more.

Henriette Hellstern - 'Das Narrenhaus'

Henriette Hellstern - Das Narrenhaus, solo exhibition at Gallery NB, Sankt Mathias Gade 14, Viborg, Denmark. Dates: August 26 - September 22, 2019. Read more.

Nancy Brooks Brody/Joy Episalla/Zoe Leonard/Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified

arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody/Joy Episalla/Zoe Leonard/Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified. September 13 – December 22, 2019 Read more.

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall

'Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall', May 3 - December 8, 2019. Brooklyn Museum, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor, New York, USA. The exhibition presents works by emerging artists based in Brooklyn and New York. Read more.

Copyright Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean

Exhibition: 'Zanele Muholi', August 27 - November 30, 2019 at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean, Port Louis, Mauritius. Read more.


Artist Talks

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Rachel Ara: Systems of Power

Video (9:04): an artist talk video. This short film gives an insight into a critical period in Rachel Ara's artistic practise. Read more.

Sarah Jane Moon (2015)

Video (14:20): Sarah Jane Moon addresses issues of LGBTQI identity and visibility within portraiture and her own recent portrait commissions of LGBTQI couples. Read more.

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Comix Creatrix: Rachael House (2016)

Video (3:21): Rachael House talks about her work in Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics,(2016). Read more.

Juicy Mother - Drawing Diversity with Jennifer Camper

Video (56:47): Jennifer Camper in conversation with Joan Hilty and Howard Cruse about queer comics. Read more.


Love and kisses,

Birthe Havmoeller // havmoeller@gmail.com