Collier Schorr Photographs Wrestlers

Photographer Collier Schorr photographs wrestlers, mainly the Blair (highschool) wrestling team, and discusses why she’s interested in the sport and its athletes.

Judy Francesconi Photo Shoot

American photographer Judy Francesconi takes photos of lipstic lesbians. Judy has been shooting gorgous lesbian models with perfect bodies and beautiful faces for about 10 years. Here is a video about how she works with her models.

VOICE OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER: Catherine Opie

Artist Catherine Opie discusses identity and how it is perceived and shaped through portraits of close friends in the Los Angeles lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and transvestite community.

Zoe Leonard Nominated For The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize rewards a cash prize of £30,000 to a living photographer. Zoe Leonard (b.1961, USA) is among the nominees this year. She is nominated for her retrospective exhibition ‘Zoe Leonard – Photographs’, at the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, 2009.

Sweden: Queer Art Show And Queer Art Seminars In Umeå

Lost and Found – Queerying the Archive – an international group exhibition is comming to Umea, Sweden January 2010. And Bildmuseet and Umeå centrum för genusstudier will organize a couple of queer seminars, where you can me some of the visual artists.

Tejal Shah A Queer Feminist Artist From India

Tejal Shah (b. 1979) is an Indian visual artist working with video, photography and installation.Tejal is going to Sweden for the opening of the ‘Lost and Found: Queerying the Archive’ in Umea and she will be presenting her art works at the seminar ‘Queer in Theory and Pratctice’ at Bildmuseet, Umea University, Sweden, Saturday January 30, 2010.

Ambrosia Tønnesen (1859-1948) A Butch Sculptor

Norwegian art historian Jorunn Veiteberg has written a biography about Norwegian artist Ambrosia Tønnesen (1859-1948). Ambrosia studied first in Berlin and later she lived and worked as a sculptor in Paris for more than 20 years. She had talent and was a successful artist.

New Lesbian Art Links – Finland

I have updated Feminine Moments index of lesbian art links with links to the portefolios the following queer female artists from Finland: Painter Viva Granlund , Anna-Liisa Kankaanmäki , Katariina Katla and sculptors and installation artists Anne Koskinen and Laura Lilja. I hope that you enjoy their portfolios.

Pink And Bent: Art Of Queer Women

I invite you to see a slideshow documenting the exhibition ‘Pink and Bent: Art of Queer Women’ first mounted at the Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation gallery in New York City between May 21 and June 28, 2008 on glbtq.org’s website.

Berlin: Stefanie Schneider’s short films

Screenings of short films by queer filmmaker Stefanie Schneider Januar 14, 21, 28, and Februar 4 at 21:00 hrs. at the cinema BABYLON, Mitte, Rosa-Luxemburg Platz 30 | 10178 BERLIN, Germany

You, Me And Everyone Else We Don’t Know

You, me and everyone else we don’t know
Estonian Anna-Stina Treumund is a young lesbian artist. She is living and working in Tallinn. She is a MFA student at the Estonian Art Academy. Anna-Stina wants to share a few tips and tricks with us about how to recognize a lesbian from her part of the world.

New Lesbian Art Links – England

I have updated Feminine Moments’ index of Lesbian Art Links with links to the web galleries of the following contemporary queer artists based in England: Soheila Keyani, who makes vibrant passionate paintings in bright colours. Ann Forster who is a figurative painter too.  Ann investigates themes of sexuality, gender, lesbianism and transgender in…

To Be A Lesbian Artist Or Not

I often hear that artists don’t like being labelled as belonging to one genre of the arts i.e. being a surrealist, a abstract painter or a lesbian artist, as the label suggests that the artist makes one kind of art only, and a truly creative artist never knows where the inspiration may lead her in her next art project.

Happy Holidays!

Dear Artists, Friends and Collegues,
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family. May life bring you lots of new energy, inspiring projects and new friends in 2010. Love & Blessings, Birthe Havmoeller