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Body Politic’s latest production, THEM, brilliantly foregrounds the stories of three sufferers of misogyny and sexual violence, and pushes us to confront our own cultural indifference towards such abuse.
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In Louise Mey’s beautifully written psychological thriller, The Second Woman, a grieving ‘crying’ man is not what he seems – and neither is the story of his missing wife.
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Angry at the sexual harassment women experience, Molly Williams began to paint something disturbing but powerful. The resulting painting, Bloody Barbarella, was her way of speaking back and subverting the violence of misogyny.
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Sam Mills explores the rise of the ‘chauvo-feminist’ and asks, while women have been focusing on empowerment, have some men simply changed tactics?
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Award-winning performance artist Louise Orwin talks to our Arts contributor Carla Plieth about her latest project Oh Yes Oh No and its exploration of female sexual desire, the #MeToo movement, her creative process and more.
Read More “Interview with performance artist, Louise Orwin – “I hate this toxic idea that if women become empowered it’s taking something away from men””
Journalist, writer and lecturer Melissa Chemam reflects on the Arnolfini’s recent exhibition Still, I Rise, the cultural history of Bristol and her experience as the gallery’s writer in residence.
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Mary Higgins and Ell Potter devise and perform in Fitter, a show based on interviews with trans men, cis men and male presenting people, aged from 8 to 102, discussing their views on relationships and desire.
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Louise Orwin’s latest one-woman show, Oh Yes Oh No, tackles the issue of consent, coercion and female erotic desire in the context of the #MeToo movement.
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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.”