I learned how to put on my face, thanks to Bird la Bird’s DIY Workshop ‘Getting Ready’ with professional make up artists Bea Sweet and Patrycja Grimm.
I was invited by Maria Walsh and Mo Throp to participate in The Subjectivity & Feminisms Research Group‘s dinner party at Chelsea College of Art & Design. They invited a group of around 20 artists and/or academics to read Julia Kristeva’s text The Impenetrable Power of … Continue reading The Impenetrable Power of the Phallic Matron
PerformFeminism.com was an interactive website that tracked the history of feminist performance art with a timeline linked to descriptions of live acts alongside video and photographic documentation and links to further information. The works on the site encompassed myriad approaches including … Continue reading PerformFeminism.com
As the result of my having received the ‘Art in the Archive: Living with Make Bursary’ from The Women’s Art Library/Make and Feminist Review, I organised an evening of rediscovery and new feminist performance art entitled Once More With Feeling. The event took … Continue reading Once More With Feeling
The Moon: Women Watch Themselves Being Looked At is a free feminist ‘newspaper’ ironically named in response to the best-selling tabloid in the UK, whilst also referencing the feminist fascination with the moon as symbolic of feminine energy. The Moon features … Continue reading The Moon
I devised this 10-week ‘skills and processes’ module for BA students at the University of Reading. Revolving around the concept of the alter ego (or second self), this class focuses on image manipulation/Photoshop skills and performance for the video camera. … Continue reading Alter Egos: Photoshop, Video and Performance Module