Updated: Jul 20
March 8th is International Women’s Day a globally recognised date marking “the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women” that also acts as “a call to action for accelerating women’s equality” (internationalwomensday.com). To recognise the day, we thought we’d talk to some talented female artists to find out how they relate to gender in their work, whether it’s a driving factor they turn to, an unconscious influence or an issue they perhaps prefer to separate from their art.
We had the pleasure of speaking to some incredible artists from across the world including, Becky Nuttall, Kirsteen Titchener, Helena Cardow, Jude Jelfs and Virginia Woods-Jack, who were able to tell us a little bit about what International Women's Day means to them.
We'll be releasing the first of these interviews today with the rest going live throughout this week and we look forward to sharing them with you.
Becky Nuttall: art-hub.co.uk/post/interview-with-becky-nuttall-iwd2020
Kirsteen Titchener: art-hub.co.uk/post/interview-with-kirsteen-titchener-iwd2020
The interviews and research were carried out by Friederike Brand and throughout the process we recognised that questions around gender and sexuality are complex, so at all junctures we invited participants to talk beyond the outlines of the rough guidelines we used to shape the conversation.