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Clary's birthday & Marge Piercy's cat poetry

How did you become a feminist/interviewers always ask/as if to say, when did this/rare virus attack your brain? — Marge Piercy

Dear friends and readers,

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Diary

Vagina Painting (1965) - Shigeko Kubota

Kubota’s Fluxus performance was performed at the Perpetual Fluxus festival in 1965. Upon dipping the paintbrush into a pale of red paint, meant to invoke menstrual blood, she crouched over large rolls of white paper spread out on the floor, and pushed down against the paper to make marks. 126 more words

Menstrual Art

READ THIS: "Tallying Art World Inequality, One Gallery at a Time" (from Hyperallergic.com)

Thanks to Jill Steinhauer at HYPERALLERGIC for this impressive article about women in the visual arts. And to Mira Safura O’Brien’s for her poster above for the Mary Boone Gallery. 134 more words

Polyphonic Lit

Writing Women Into History

To my readers: Tomorrow’s my 55th birthday and I’m struck more than ever with how appropriate a birthday during Women’s History Month is for me. The stories I love and the stories I tell  honor the roles women have played throughout history, but they also explore how our view of history changes when we look at women’s contributions. 1,023 more words

Memoir

Warehouse of Ideas

A warehouse of ideas, the slow decay of thoughts and memories, the burden of commitment, and the possible course of demise, the elegant tragedy of creation unrealized.

A Celebration of Women's Art

Viewers joined artists to fill The Gallery@The Guild on the evening of March 7 to celebrate the launch of the second International Women’s Day Art Exhibit in PEI. 303 more words

Random Reviews

"Ocean Child"

I have been thinking about Yoko Ono. She turned 81 recently—the announcement was accompanied by an image of the Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland, a stunning example of her peace activism. 3,949 more words

Feminist Teaching