Museum of Wo-mankind

Museum of Wo-mankind Founded on International Women's Day 2020 by artist and catalyst Rebecca Feiner. Bringing the other

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#HannahHoch
05/09/2021
Hannah Höch on How to Be an Artist

#HannahHoch

Hannah Höch forged her own artistic path that led to boundary-pushing photomontages. In essays and interviews, she shared insights on her pioneering practice.

Those who do not move...
03/09/2021

Those who do not move...

Those who do not move...

Sisters doing it for themselves- it never gets old #PJHarvey #Bjork  #ICantGetNoSatisfaction ...
24/07/2021
PJ Harvey & Bjork Cover (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Sisters doing it for themselves- it never gets old
#PJHarvey #Bjork #ICantGetNoSatisfaction ...

This cover of the Rolling Stones' (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by PJ Harvey and Bjork at the 1994 Brit Awards is kind of amazin

Morning! We know the words but - it’s worth remembering and then remembering again x
24/07/2021

Morning! We know the words but - it’s worth remembering and then remembering again x

❤️❤️

Died young but did so much ...
12/07/2021

Died young but did so much ...

On this day, 12 July 1979, Olive Morris, feminist, squatter and activist in the Brixton Black Panthers, died aged just 27. Born in Jamaica, Morris moved to the UK aged 9 to be with her forklift operator father and factory shop steward mother.
One of her earliest political actions was at 17 when she intervened when police in Brixton, south London, were arresting a Black man for an alleged parking offence. She was racially abused and physically attacked by officers, then arrested, fined and given a three month suspended sentence for two years.
In her short life she played a leading role in radical movements in Britain, getting involved with and helping found numerous groups and projects like the Black Women's Mutual Aid Group. She also was critical of the white left and union movement, which spouted rhetoric about "unity". But in reality, at employers like Standard Telephones and Cables, they defended practices like lower pay for Black workers, and scabbed on Black workers' strikes.
About single issue anti-fascist groups, Morris said: “Not a single problem associated with racialism, unemployment, police violence and homelessness can be settled by ‘rocking’ against the fascists, the police or the army… The fight against racism and fascism is completely bound up with the fight to overthrow capitalism, the system that breeds both.”
In 1978, she became unwell, and was then diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. She succumbed the following year.
Here is an account of her life: https://libcom.org/history/morris-olive-elaine-1952-1979

20/06/2021

Ready for some Tweed...

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1983
17/06/2021
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1983

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1983

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1983 was awarded to Barbara McClintock "for her discovery of mobile genetic elements".

Keep on going...
05/06/2021
Old Women

Keep on going...

symposium June 1st, 2021 | Issue one hundred thirty-six Old Women by Jillian Steinhauer Illustration by Kristen Radtke Share 213 Snaps Old Women Jillian Steinhauer 213 Snaps The best way to succeed as a woman artist is to be old. Not necessarily dead yet, but with the specter of death hanging over y...

PLEASE NOTE : Covid restrictions apply. This revised image has two words "opening" & "event" removed. I will still be lu...
03/06/2021

PLEASE NOTE : Covid restrictions apply. This revised image has two words "opening" & "event" removed. I will still be lurking by my installation from 6.30-8pm 🙂
Missing you all X
#RESPAIR #WaterlooFestival

Summer...
03/06/2021
Donna Summer - I Feel Love [Studio Version]

Summer...

Album: Remember Yesterday (P)(C) Casablanca Records (1977) USAMezcla De Video Original Por: Sergio Productions, Cali Colombia."I Feel Love" (español: Siento ...

31/05/2021
Louvre Gets Its First Female Leader in 228 Years
27/05/2021
Louvre Gets Its First Female Leader in 228 Years

Louvre Gets Its First Female Leader in 228 Years

Laurence des Cars, the current head of the Musée d’Orsay, will become the president of the world’s most visited museum in September.

26/05/2021
The scientist you should know about....’Amazing life & epic discovery
24/05/2021

The scientist you should know about....’
Amazing life & epic discovery

“Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Her newspaper obituaries do not mention her greatest discovery. […] Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know.”

Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate)

OH WAIT LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT CECILIA PAYNE.
Cecilia Payne’s mother refused to spend money on her college education, so she won a scholarship to Cambridge.
Cecilia Payne completed her studies, but Cambridge wouldn’t give her a degree because she was a woman, so she said to heck with that and moved to the United States to work at Harvard.
Cecilia Payne was the first person ever to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy from Radcliffe College, with what Otto Strauve called “the most brilliant Ph.D. thesis ever written in astronomy.”
Not only did Cecilia Payne discover what the universe is made of, she also discovered what the sun is made of (Henry Norris Russell, a fellow astronomer, is usually given credit for discovering that the sun’s composition is different from the Earth’s, but he came to his conclusions four years later than Payne—after telling her not to publish).
Cecilia Payne is the reason we know basically anything about variable stars (stars whose brightness as seen from earth fluctuates). Literally every other study on variable stars is based on her work.
Cecilia Payne was the first woman to be promoted to full professor from within Harvard, and is often credited with breaking the glass ceiling for women in the Harvard science department and in astronomy, as well as inspiring entire generations of women to take up science.
Cecilia Payne is awesome and everyone should know her.

The other sculpture..
22/05/2021
The Bold Female Sculptor Who Inspired Rodin’s Most Sensual Work

The other sculpture..

As a 19-year-old in Paris, Camille Claudel was already a promising student of the most famous sculptor of the day: Auguste Rodin. Before long, her own work would appear in the city’s well-regarded Salon d’Automne and Salon des Indépendants.

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I would like to add Liliane Csuka to the #MuseumOfWomankind most significantly for her inspirational #Words #works and landscapes for #MoW
here's a link to the show yesterday if anyone (like me) missed it. https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/ scroll down/search "Museum of Wo-manKind – 8th March"
Here is another one to add to the #MOW Niki de Saint Phalle and her Nana
And another belated favourite. Her work had me delighted whilst I was studying architecture. Especially her manufactured ghosts
I missed the deadline ! However that doesn't seem reason enough to bring a torch to Sherry Turkle. "Life on the Screen" and "Alone Together".
Nominating Greta Thunberg as a great woman campaigner who overcame personal issues to work tirelessly to help save our planet from mass extinction and who has achieved world wide recognition at very young age.
Can you give a March on March the 8 a push ? it starts at 1pm at March on March the 8, 1pm 2020 Women’s Art Activism - Rant and Rave The Personal is Political Bring your handbag/rucksack 1pm statue of Millicent Fawcett Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3JX To celebrate International Women’s Day join Performance Artist Michelle Baharier AKA Michelle Duchamp, Michelle Anglo @dyslxicRant on twitter or @bahariermichelle on Instagram Be your own personification of a woman who inspires you and perform with me to make this a day to remember Ending at 3.30pm at the Southbank Centre with Women of the World celebrations. If you need more information contact me at [email protected]