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Feminine Moments' newsletter - Queer Feminist Art

Feminine Moments' newsletter

September 2016

Edited by Birthe Havmoeller

Dear Reader,

Artist and queer feminist Veronica Calarco, owner of Stiwdio Maelor, invites visual artists and writers to take part in two competitions for 2016: Works on paper and Poetry. The prize for each award is a two week residency at Stiwdio Maelor with gift vouchers from local businesses in Wales. Closing date: 9 November. Read more about the competitions at  Stiwdio Maelor's website.

Stiwdio Maelor in Wales, UK

Artist Residency opportunity in Wales, UK

Stiwdio Maelor is an Artist Residency in Wales, UK. Applications for 2017 are now open. Studio Maelor is a superb place to get away and focus on your work. Veronica is particularly delighted to host lesbian/queer artists. Read more.

Harmony Hammond drawings

Getty Research Institute Acquires Archive of Artist Harmony Hammond

The archive of this path-breaking American artist and scholar chronicles the development of feminist and lesbian art from the 1970s through the 2000s. Read more.



Cassandra Langer

Cassandra Langer - Romaine Brooks, 20th-Century Woman

Video (57:12): Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) - Art Discussions: Romaine Brooks, 20th-Century Woman, June 17, 2016. Session 1: Cassandra Langer.  Read more.

Harmony Hammond Lecture at Brooklyn Museum (2012)

Video (1:26:53): lecture by Harmony Hammond. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on December 16, 2012. Video courtesy Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation.' Read more.


Events and Exhibitions

Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York

The opening panel: “Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York” with Harmony Hammond, Bryan Lowder and Sarah Shulman. Thursday, October 6 at 5:00 pm at the Museum of the City of New York. Read more.

9th GFEST in London

Save the Dates! GFEST, London’s eclectic Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) cross art festival showcases film screenings, art exhibition and performance works by LGBTQI artists. Read more.

Faces and Phases 10 year anniversary

Zanele Muholi's Art Project 'Faces and Phases' Turns 10-years

Faces and Phases September 15 - October 14, 2016.
Stevenson Gallery, 62 Juta Street Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa. Read more.

Cut Ups: Queer Collage Practices

Cut Ups: Queer Collage Practices, October 14 - December 18, 2016. Opening Reception: October 14, 6-8 pm at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York. Read more.


Art Herstory

Sensual Paintings by Marie Laurencin (1883 - 1956)

Video slide show (12:28) with sensual images of women by French painter and bisexual Marie Laurencin.  Read more.

Painter Marie Laurencin (1883 - 1956)

Video slide show (5:15) with paintings by modernist painter Marie Laurencin (1883 - 1956). Read more.

Sculptor Edmonia Lewis (1845 - 1907)

Video (1:56): the life and art of Edmonia Lewis (1845 - 1907). Read more.

Edmonia Lewis - Death of Cleopatra

Death of Cleopatra - the lost and found sculpture of 19th century African native American artist Edmonia Lewis.  Read more.

Kimmeridge Foreshore by Frances Hodgkins

Video (3:22): introduction to Frances Hodgkins's painting Kimmeridge Foreshore by Christina Barton, Director, Adam Art Gallery at Victoria University of Wellington.  Read more.

Love and kisses,

Birthe Havmoeller // havmoeller@gmail.com