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Isabel Radford reflects on one of Frida Kahlo’s best known works, Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, 1940, and sees the artist as a source of empowerment for our current times.
Read More “Postcards in Isolation 10: Frida Kahlo, Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, 1940”
On removing a postcard of Frida Kahlo from her wall, Rachel Ashenden began to reflect on past loves, the feelings postcards evoke and the liberation one can feel, even in lockdown, towards old relationships.
Read More “Postcards in Isolation 5: Frida Kahlo by Nickolas Muray, 1939”
Laura Hackett talks to acclaimed writer Sinéad Gleeson about uplifting the literary voices and stories of Irish women, art as a means to communicate pain and the role of storytelling during 2018’s historic referendum.
Read More “In conversation with award-winning writer, Sinéad Gleeson: ‘We need to pay homage to those women who didn’t have as much autonomy and freedom as we have now’”
Enduring misogyny in the Senate Chamber, Elizabeth Warren was then championed by feminist allies around the world with the ubiquitous tag #ShePersisted. Here, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou looks at the dance works inspired by this phrase and the women who, through their art, persevered.
Read More “Elizabeth Warren, Coretta Scott King and the women leading the English National Ballet’s latest triple bill, She Persisted.”