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When popular media consistently portrays women through the lens of white, heterosexual, cis-gendered men, how can we avoid internalising it? What effect does this have on our view of ourselves and others? A number of local and international artists endeavour to answer these questions through various artistic mediums and styles.4th March - 6th April, Deli Bar. 2 Finsbury Avenue, EC2M 2PF.
In her self portrait Pussy, Ming Lu plays with language and visual puns, addressing society’s common reductionist discourse by letting a cat figure peaking from her pants take centre stage.Read more
My work explores the fears and constraints of female identity and the way in which society often defines women purely by their physical form.Read more
Every aspect of my existence – from how I must dress in public, to the subjects I can study at university and the jobs I was allowed to do in the workplace – was closely controlled.Read more
An homage to a past life and lovers. How to think about the imagery of nude women without it being sexualised by the viewer. An important statement that the painting is coming from a woman's perspective and how that can change the viewers criticism.Read more
Chloe's paintings provide insight into a world where the uncanny and sometimes frightening elements of life are embraced. The subjects within the paintings demand attention; they wish to have a dialogue with the viewer and confront them.Read more
This piece aims to rectify that I, and many women I know, have never felt it noteworthy to talk about when we've been so scared we've put keys between our fingers when we've walked home at night. However normalised, it's an act acutely symptomatic of the powerlessness woman can experience in public places, and deserves visibility and consideration.Read more
The stories in my paintings always start from substituting specific women (or myself) in virtual narratives. These women are randomly placed in isolated, ironic or confusing situations which represent certain issues in the real world or personal crisis.Read more
This painting represents the powerful feminine beauty, that on my vision has no time or place, western and eastern, of the past and of the future. When a woman has the chance to express herself totally, she is definitely a queen.Read more
Shaina's personal work mainly centres around humans and emotional responses.Read more
I seek to adjust or subvert the relationship between the viewer and the viewed. I am interested in giving womxn space. Inviting them to occupy space in the physical sense and by suggestion in a broader political sense.Read more