Project Proposal: Draft 0

Update Nov 2018: My original intention was to produce a project based on feminism, in particular about the role of women in the workplace. However after much research and reflection, I felt this project was not inspiring or motivating me as much as the work I had produced for the recent Tryweryn Project. To help me process where I was at and why I felt this way I began a period of much soul searching was done and many mind maps later I had decided that indeed I was going in the wrong direction. So, I scrapped the Women in…

Feminism

Definition of feminism 1:  the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes 2:  organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests feminist: play \ˈfe-mə-nist\noun or adjective feministic: play \ˌfe-mə-ˈni-stik\adjective https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feminism What the Tate Says In 1971 the art historian Linda Nochlin published a groundbreaking essay Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? In it she investigated the social and economic factors that had prevented talented women from achieving the same status as their male counterparts. By the 1980s art historians such as Griselda Pollock and Rozsika Parker were going further, to examine the language…