[artinfo] n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal
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latest volume of n.paradoxa
international feminist art journal
£9 UK/Europe; £12.50 USA/RoW
Volume 33 of n.paradoxa: international feminist
art journal explores the work of contemporary
women artists whose work examines religious
subjects, readings and themes. The volume takes a
trans-generational and trans-national view of
this subject, drawing on diverse religions from
Buddhism, Tangri, Sufism, Christianity, Judaism,
paganism and matriarchal cults and cultures.
Topics include sacrilege, freedom of expression
and women's role in a variety of religious faiths
and belief systems.
Editorial by Katy Deepwell
Ayelet Zohar discusses 'Yayoi Kusama: The Jewel,
the Mirror and the String of Beads' and explores
her work in relation to Japanese Shinto Buddhism,
rather than the more familiar attribution of
Barbara Kutis on 'Confronting Catholic Ideals:
Elzbieta Jablonska, Katarzyna Kozyra, Dorota
Nieznalska' explores the controversies
surrounding the public display of works by these
artists in Poland.
Zehra Jumabhoy 'Of Voyages and Vetiver: A
Conversation with Zarina Hashmi' discusses her
work in relation to Sufism.
Lieke Wijnia on 'The Last Supper as portrayed in
the work of Marlene Dumas, Mary Beth Edelson and
Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin'
Judy Batalion interviews the Jewish eco-feminist
artist 'Helène Aylon' on 20 years of her practice.
Mirjam Westen interviews Kazhakstan artist
Almagul Menlibayeva about her belief in prophets
and Tangrism. As she states in the interview,
'Women always bring problems to religions...'
Michelle Moravec on 'Performing Prehistory: Would
you rather be a goddess or a cyborg?': This
article explores Cheri Gaulke and Anne Gauldin's
Malta Project from 1978 which was a performance
made in Malta about leaving Catholicism and
Julian Vigo interviews Elaine Sturtevant and
discusses questions of Religion/Sacrilege,
copyright and repetition.
Photo Features on the exhibitions: 'Female Power'
(Arnhem: MMKA, 2013) and 'The Beginning is Always
Today' (Saarlandets Museum, 2013)
Artist's Pages, where artists present their projects:
Lou Cabeen 'Public Display' - a project based on
sightings of the Virgin Mary of Guadelupe in the
Oreet Ashery 'Party for Freedom' - a
performance/video/installation work dedicated to
a critique of specific aspects of Western ideas
Mathilde ter Heijne 'Experimental Archaeology:
Goddess Worship' - an installation/re-enactment
project exploring the possibility of
communication with prehistoric cultures,
Paula Levine 'as if the laws were malleable' - an
artwork consisting of bookworks made from the
This volume is financially supported by the Andy
Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York.
n.paradoxa is published two times a year (Jan and
July) and its content is available in print and
electronic form.Print and Electronic
subscriptions are available.
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