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Feminism and museums : intervention, disruption and change / edited by Jenna C. Ashton.

Ashton, Jennifer, 1964-
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Edinburgh : MuseumsEtc, 2018.

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2 volumes : illustrations (some colour) ; 22 cm


Volume One: Introduction / Jenna C Ashton -- On Feminist Curating: An Interview with Amelia Jones -- Citizenship and the Museum: On Feminist Acts / Elke Krasny -- Guerrillas in our Midst: A Museum Director's Appeal for a New Feminist Agenda / Kaywin Feldman -- Women's Laps as Intimate and Complex Spaces / Melanie Sarantou -- Women's Museums: Hubs for Feminism / Astrid Schönweger -- Claiming Space and Being Brave: Activism, Agency and Art in the Making of a Women's Museum / Adele Patrick -- The Women's Art Library / Althea Greenan -- Birth Rites Collection: The Curator's Perspective / Helen Knowles -- Birth Rites and the Health and Social Care Professions: A Midwifery Critique / Fiona MacVane Phipps -- #WOMENSART and @womensart1: A Case Study / P L Henderson -- This Is Us: The Empower Foundation Museum of Sex Work / The Empower Foundation -- Girl Museum: Using Digital to Showcase Feminism in Cultural Heritage / Ashley E Remer -- The Women's Museum in Denmark: From Women's History to Gender Culture / Merete Ipsen -- Indigenous Women, Intersectionality and Activism at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights / Karine R Duhamel and Julie Peristerakis -- The Women's Museum of Ireland / Holly Furlong -- The Gender Museum in Ukraine: A Museum for Dialogue / María Sánchez García -- (En)gendering "Undisciplined" Space: Reflections on Precarious Assembly / Sara Spies and Dani Abulhawa -- A Piece of the Pie Chart at the LACMA Art + Tech Lab / Annina Rüst -- Bringing Daphne Back: Archival Research and Artistic Collaboration / Catherine Bell -- She. The Title of the Artist: Female Artists in the Russian Imperial Academy of Arts / Iaroslav Volovod -- Reframing Ophelia: Feminist Interventions at the Tweed Museum of Art / Jamie L Ratliff and Anneliese Verhoeven -- La Emancipada: A Feminist Art Collective in Ecuador / La Emancipada -- Monstrous Daughters / Julie McNamara -- A Feminist Curatorial Art Practice Between Cuban and Cuban-American Artists / Leslie C Sotomayor -- Female Extension: A Cyberfeminist Intervention / Merle Radtke -- Meera Margaret Singh: Echoes, Laughter and Female Bodybuilders / Paola Poletto
Volume Two: Introduction / Jenna C Ashton -- Guerrilla Girls: Is it even Worse in Europe? / Nayia Yiakoumaki -- For Most of History, Anonymous Was a Woman / Helen Antrobus -- Employing Queer Feminist Strategies at the Walker Art Gallery / Charlotte Keenan McDonald -- New Dawn: Celebrating Feminist Collective Action in the Landscape of the Heroic Male Parliamentarian / Melanie Unwin -- A Different View: Making an Art Exhibition with a Feminist Agenda / Linda Tyler -- Mrs. M's Cabinet: Imagining a Feminist Period Room / Sarah Anne Carter -- Through the Body: Lens-Based Works by Contemporary Chinese Women Artists / Matthew Brower, Fu Xiaodong, and Zhou Yan -- Frida's Choice: How Interdisciplinary Museum Work Disrupts Patriarchal Art Historical Narratives / Megan DiRienzo -- Women Artists in Three Contemporary Art Exhibitions in Argentina / Georgina Gluzman -- Recovering Women's Subjectivities: Siti Ruliyati and the "Private" Transformations of Academic Realism / Yvonne Low -- Women in the Freud Museum: Artists' Responses to Sigmund and Anna Freud's Home and Legacy / Sophie Leighton -- Re-visiting, Re-situating Gallery Education: Education as a Strategy for Expandingthe Concept of 'Public' in an Era of Increasing Privatisation / Felicity Allen -- Showing Our Deeds: Activism and Exhibition Space / Kate Cook & Sarah May -- Teens' Take on Co-Educational Learning / Cheri Eileen Ehrlich -- EmBODYing the Museum: Feminist Embodied Learning in Art Museum Education / Laura Evans -- Feminism, the Vote and Youth Engagement / Kirsty Bunting and Orlagh McCabe -- WoCA Projects: An Artist Intervention Building Community / Lauren Cross -- Without Borders -- "Project Home" at The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens / Marina Tsekou, Anina Valkana, and Eileen Botsford -- Creating a Museum and Library for Iranian Women's Rights / Mansoureh Shojaee -- Re-envisioning Hidden Herstories: Reframing the Representation of Black and Minority Women's Heritage / R.M. Lewis & Leonie Wieser -- I Am Psyched! Using the Museum Experience to Engage Girls of Colour with Psychology / Shari Miles-Cohen, Cathy Faye and Alexandra Rutherford -- The WASP Exhibit at the American Airpower Museum / Julia Lauria-Blum and Ashley Adelman -- Exceptional or Excluded: Women's History in the Netherlands / Manon S. Parry and Jasmijn van Houtem -- Isabel Agnes Cowper, Official Museum Photographer at the V&A Museum / Erika Lederman -- Challenging Histories: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the National Trust / Rachael Lennon.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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