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Guerrilla Girls, an Activist Group Set out to Shame the Art World for its Underrepresentation of Women Artists.

Guerrilla girls are a group of artists defending women’s rights, they also defend human rights for all genders and all origins. The group was founded in New York in 1985. The movement started through a collective of American Artists against museums because of the discrimination over female artists and their underrepresentation. Fifteen years later, it became an activist movement thanks to offshoots of the group … Continue reading Guerrilla Girls, an Activist Group Set out to Shame the Art World for its Underrepresentation of Women Artists.

Yaïr Barelli : La scène comme un espace de confession

Chorégraphe, danseur, metteur en scène : tant dans ses créations que dans les rôles qu’il interprète, Yaïr développe une pratique hybride qui mêle et questionne les limites de la danse, le théâtre et la performance. À quel moment s’arrête la vie quotidienne et commence le spectacle ? Pour Yaïr, sur la scène et en dehors, nous jouons tous un rôle, nous sommes tous des interprètes. … Continue reading Yaïr Barelli : La scène comme un espace de confession

The People v. O.J. Simpson: Why you need to watch it

During the mid-1990’s, the O.J. Simpson’s trial left no one indifferent. This case received a huge amount of media attention and inspired many adaptation on screen. Twenty years later, the first season of American crime story proves that the “trial of the century” still fascinates America. O.J Simpson (Cuba Gooding jr) and Johnny Cochran (Courtney B. Vance) ©Michael Becker/FX Networks A captivating true story, a … Continue reading The People v. O.J. Simpson: Why you need to watch it

« Les dessinateurs en sont inconsciemment rendus à l’autocensure »

Depuis les attentats de Charlie Hebdo, le métier d’illustrateur peut être devenu compliqué et la liberté d’expression est menacée. Claude Voirriot, illustrateur, nous livre les secrets de son métier, nous donne son opinion sur l’après Charlie Hebdo et comment il est confronté au politiquement correct. Dans la peau d’un illustrateur Claude Voirriot, 48 ans, a accepté d’être interviewé dans son appartement en banlieue parisienne. Très … Continue reading « Les dessinateurs en sont inconsciemment rendus à l’autocensure »

Mes Règles, My Rules by Annomane

Fanny Godebarge, la voix de l’activisme menstruel

En militant pour la déconstruction du tabou des règles, la jeune activiste crée une plateforme collaborative entièrement consacrée au cycle menstruel. Les gouttes rouges et les jeux de mots bien sentis du site web « Cyclique » racontent déjà l’enthousiasme de sa créatrice. Son discours explique pourquoi il est important de donner plus de visibilité à ce sujet. Montreuil, petite commune située à l’est de … Continue reading Fanny Godebarge, la voix de l’activisme menstruel

Show me your tattoo and I will tell you which community you belong to

Once used in Indigenous cultures as a sign of membership, tattooing has become more of a trend these days in Western society. For a long time, tattooing used to be stigmatised as people who wore inked marks were considered to be mostly bikers, sailors, or criminals, gang and mafia members. Nowadays, “14 percent of Americans have at least one tattoo,” as it is reported by … Continue reading Show me your tattoo and I will tell you which community you belong to

Bogostreets: From a Criminal Practice to a Touristic Attraction

Bogostreets is a 10 episodes series on the city of Bogota, on Arte. The first episode “Tagger la Calle 26” focuses on Street Art. The opportunity to discover some artists and to have a look at the different types of urban art that can be seen in the city. Bogostreet In 2011, the former mayor of Bogota, Gustave Petro, issued a decree that deeply affected … Continue reading Bogostreets: From a Criminal Practice to a Touristic Attraction

“Being a Mother and an Artist is Great”

Tina Tictone, a young French musician, muralist and street art artist, organized several festivals (Top to Bottom festival in Paris) and participated in many activities such as Néo Muralis (a cross-cultural exchange between France and Israel, 2018). Between projects, she took the time to talk about her art, motherhood and feminism. The artistic milieu was never very inclusive when it comes to women. When we … Continue reading “Being a Mother and an Artist is Great”