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The Evolution of the Artistic Portrayal of Women by Chinese Female Artists in the 20th Century - AWARE
21.06.2020 | Paul Narjoz-Delatour

The Evolution of the Artistic Portrayal of Women by Chinese Female Artists in the 20th Century

As the People’s Republic of China celebrated its 70th anniversary, the cult of President Xi Jinpi... Read more
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Between socialism and capitalism: woman’s body in the art of Sanja Iveković, Orshi Drozdik and Eglė Rakauskaitė - AWARE
10.05.2020 | Anna Zielazny

Between socialism and capitalism: woman’s body in the art of Sanja Iveković, Orshi Drozdik and Eglė Rakauskaitė

This thesis is about the art of three artists from the so-called Eastern Bloc: Sanja Iveković (bo... Read more
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“The vision to demand that which is good” : Alicia Barney, María Evelia Marmolejo and the origins of Colombian eco-art - AWARE
15.04.2020 | Gina McDaniel Tarver

“The vision to demand that which is good” : Alicia Barney, María Evelia Marmolejo and the origins of Colombian eco-art

“Have we fallen into a mesmerized state that makes us accept as inevitable that which is inferior... Read more
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María Carmen Portela: art, politics, new women, and social commitment - AWARE
18.01.2020 | Georgina G. Gluzman

María Carmen Portela: art, politics, new women, and social commitment

The life of sculptor and engraver María Carmen Portela (1896-1984) offers a remarkable example of... Read more
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Anything or Nothing: Mira Schendel’s <i>Droguinhas</i> - AWARE
17.11.2019 | Maggie Borowitz

Anything or Nothing: Mira Schendel’s Droguinhas

In a series of photographs from 1966, the Swiss-born, Brazilian artist Mira Schendel (1919–1988) ... Read more
Dissertation abstract
Decolonizing Documentary Photography: The Rawiya Collective in Palestine - AWARE
21.09.2019 | Sherena Razek

Decolonizing Documentary Photography: The Rawiya Collective in Palestine

What can images that move do for people who cannot? What can documentary photography as a practic... Read more
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The Archival Impulse: Magali Lara and Carmen Boullosa’s Collaborative Artists’ Books - AWARE
07.09.2019 | Madeline Murphy Turner

The Archival Impulse: Magali Lara and Carmen Boullosa’s Collaborative Artists’ Books

It is well known that history has by and large been written from the perspective of the patriarch... Read more
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Tecla Tofano A Pioneering Feminist Artist in Venezuela - AWARE
17.07.2019 | Amalia Caputo

Tecla Tofano A Pioneering Feminist Artist in Venezuela

Tecla Tofano (1927–1995) was an Italian-Venezuelan ceramist, draughtswoman and writer whose work ... Read more
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Maternal artivism: a brief overview of Latin American women artists in the eighties - AWARE
12.06.2019 | Lara Demori

Maternal artivism: a brief overview of Latin American women artists in the eighties

“The maternal body has a paradoxical status as both natural and exceptional, a sanctioned yet hig... Read more
Dissertation abstract
Being a woman sculptor in the first half of the 20<sup>th</sup> century: the case of Claire J. R. Colinet - AWARE
04.05.2019 | Margot Eben

Being a woman sculptor in the first half of the 20th century: the case of Claire J. R. Colinet

While the Art Deco-type statuettes that Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet (1885-1972) sculpted during... Read more
Dissertation abstract
Trying to Fulfil the Political Promise: The Hackney Flashers and British Socially Engaged Art in the 1970s. - AWARE
06.04.2019 | Karolina Wilczyńska

Trying to Fulfil the Political Promise: The Hackney Flashers and British Socially Engaged Art in the 1970s.

The activity of the Hackney Flashers is emblematic of the artistic experiments performed in the U... Read more
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Writings of subversion: the Chiliean <i>arpilleristas</i> - AWARE
17.03.2019 | Roberta Garieri

Writings of subversion: the Chiliean arpilleristas

This is the story of not one, but many women who, in shared anonymity, chose to testify against a... Read more
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New Pathways, New Voices. Women Painters and Self-Portraiture in Early 20th Century Europe - AWARE
24.02.2019 | Camille Viéville

New Pathways, New Voices. Women Painters and Self-Portraiture in Early 20th Century Europe

Over the course of the first decades of the 20th century, women painters, notably in Europe, were... Read more
Dissertation abstract
Gabrielle Hébert, a woman photographer and painter’s wife - AWARE
15.02.2019 | Sophie Leromain

Gabrielle Hébert, a woman photographer and painter’s wife

Gabrielle Hébert (1853-1934), née d’Uckermann, was married to the painter Ernest Hébert (1817-190... Read more
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Germaine Richier and the Performance of Female Subjectivity and Agency - AWARE
19.01.2019 | Marine Picard

Germaine Richier and the Performance of Female Subjectivity and Agency

The French sculptor Germaine Richier (1902-1959) was the first woman to be given a solo retrospec... Read more
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Three Scandinavian surrealist women artists in Paris - AWARE
12.01.2019 | Nathalie Ernoult

Three Scandinavian surrealist women artists in Paris

In the 1920s and ’30s, Paris was considered the capital of the arts. From the ashes of World War ... Read more
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Younousse Seye: The Making of a Pan-African Woman Artist in Post-Independence Senegal - AWARE
15.12.2018 | Judith Rottenburg

Younousse Seye: The Making of a Pan-African Woman Artist in Post-Independence Senegal

Among the first generation of artists in Senegal following the country’s independence from France... Read more
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The <i>Sorcières</i> Review (1975-1982): a space for for feminist representation marrying the visual arts and litterature - AWARE
09.12.2018 | Ana Bordenave

The Sorcières Review (1975-1982): a space for for feminist representation marrying the visual arts and litterature

Founded by Xavière Gauthier in late 1975, Sorcières was one of that decade’s most widely distribu... Read more

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