Feathers presents a collection of notes written by the Swiss
artist during the conception of an aborted documentary in 2005. Taking the
shape of a diary, it offers a unique gateway into Manon's daily life,
interweaving memories and reflections on her artistic practice.
An examination of the relationship between coloniality, raciality, and
global capital through a black feminist poethical framework, inspired by Octavia E. Butler's
sci-fi novel Kindred (first volume in the On the
A writing project around the English poet and playwright Aphra Behn (1640-1689), an avant-garde feminist and protest figure who was one of the first writers to make a living from her pen and establish herself on the London theater scene.
The first published edition of Germaine Dulac's What is Cinema?, almost 75 years after its creation, illuminates the vital role of this pioneer of the 1920s French avant-garde, as an innovator of modern cinematic thought, who was reflecting, early on, in a sustained and analytical way about what cinema is.
This reader revisits the formidable legacy of Russian revolutionary,
feminist, political refugee and diplomat Alexandra Kollontai (1872–1952)
in light of current feminist struggles. Includes the first English
translation of the 1977 biographical play Kollontai by Swedish
writer Agneta Pleijel.
Four texts about the sky by Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673), English aristocrat, writer, philosopher and scientist whose salon was home to Descartes, Hobbes and Gassendi, precursor of feminism and author of one of the first works of science fiction.
Stemming from the namesake exhibition program at Cooper Gallery, Of
Other Spaces draws on women
artists' activism from the 1970s to the present day to build a
reflection on feminist thinking as a provocative and cogent mode of creative
and critical inquiry.