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Feminine Moments: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Feminine Moments' newsletter

December 2015

Edited by Birthe Havmoeller

Dear Reader

I hope you will be happy to hear that I will continue editing Feminine Moments' queer feminist art blog and newsletter in 2016. 2015 has been a great year at Feminine Moments. I have enjoyed my work very much. I send my thanks to all the artists who have contributed to the blog this year. I am happy that you are a part of my life and that you keep me updated about your art projects and events in 2015. I hope you have a well-deserved break and wish you a happy New Year!


Birthe Havmoeller and Henriette Hellstern

Photos From The Opening of Henriette Hellstern: Weightless

I met lesbian painter Henriette Hellstern at the opening of her solo exhibition Vægtløs/Weightless at Galleri NB in Viborg, Denmark. 

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Midsumma Festival Cover 2016 by Kim Leutwyler

Kim Leutwyler a Feature Artist in The Midsumma Visual Arts Exhibition

Midsumma Festival 2016 Guide Cover by Kim Leutwyler.

Kim Leutwyler: Really excited to share that my painting is the hero image for Midsumma 2016, Melbourne's annual queer festiva!. I'll also be a feature artist in the Midsumma Visual Arts Exhibition 17 Jan - 7 Feb, 2016. I create paintings of LGBTQIA-identified and Queer-allied women, most recently focusing on those who …

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Bona Fide! by Maria E. Piñeres

Queer Threads

Queer Threads Exhibition runs from December 11, 2015 through March 13, 2016 at: Maryland Institute College of Arts (MICA) Decker Gallery 1301 W. Mount Royal Avenue Baltimore MD 21217.

Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community, curated by John Chaich, presents 26 artists from 4 continents who are remixing fiber and textile craft traditions and materials to explore contemporary lesbian, gay, …

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Press Release Self portrait from SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA by Zanele Muholi, 2015. ZANELE MUHOLI - SOMNYAMA NGONYAMA 19 November - 19 December, 2015 4 January - 29 January, 2016 STEVENSON GALLERY, South Africa … Read more.


New Book

Book Launch in Berlin: PAARE.2 by Anja Müller

Book Launch in Berlin: PAARE.2 by Anja Müller

PAARE.2 by Anja Müller. Book launch / Exhibition / Dance January 17, 2016 at 17:00 Sonntags Club Greifenhagener Str. 28 10437 Berlin, Germany.

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Photo by Anja Müller

Book Project: PAARE.2 by Anja Müller

In this post at Feminine Moments about her crowd funding project German photographer and queer woman Anja Müller shared some of her beautiful photographies from the book.

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Call for Submissions: QWOCMAP Seeks Films

Press release: Queer Women of Color Film Festival, June 10-12, 2016 QWOCMAP was founded with a strong commitment to economic justice. For 16 years, we've offered a free Filmmaker Training Program to ensure access to the most visible and expensive art form in the world. Our San Francisco International Queer Women of Color Film Festival is also free to guarantee …

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Lesbian Art Herstory

Photo: Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott (1898 – 1991)

- A Photographer

Berenice Abbott (1898 – 1991) was a lesbian before this was acceptable. She was a closeted lesbian all her life. In a letter to … Read more.

Aasta Hansteen (1853) woman with rose in her hair

Aasta Hansteen (1824 - 1908)

'Woman with rose in her hair' (self portrait?) painted by Aasta Hansteen (December 10, 1824 - April 13, 1908), Norwegian painter and feminist - courtesy of Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, Norway.

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Happy today, happy solstice!

Love and kisses,

Birthe Havmoeller // havmoeller@gmail.com