The Flâneuse The Flâneuse Week 47 : Now Showing VISIT OUR ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL Mariana Yamposlky Mariana Yampolsky Payaso de Tlaxcala (Tlaxcala Clown), 1994 Mariana Yampolsky Mexican photographer View Post ANEMOIA ANEMOIA A nostalgia for a time I never knew VISIT OUR EXHIBITION The flyer of Anemoia: A Nostalgia for a Time I never Knew. With Esther Bubley's image of two black men in suits sat on a bench at the bus station Cindy Sherman Cindy Sherman dressed as man and woman in fur coats, in front of snow topped trees in a blue hue playing on Identity, Androgyny and masculinity. Cindy Sherman At the Metro Pictures Gallery View here Pixy Liao New Wife, Old House New Wife, Old House Pixy Liao View here Wendy Red Star Part of Wendy Red Star's installation she is decolonizing the image with black and white images of Native Americans in rows above festive American banners of red, white and blue Wendy Red Star Decolonising the Image View Post Fatima Bucak Stories No Longer Untold: Fall, 2013, From the series Four Ages of Woman. Still image. Video by Fatma Bucak. A naked white woman is seen in the distance against a red dry, sandy terrain with large red boulders, she has long ginger hair and is holding an arm up. Fatma Bucak Stories No Longer Untold View Post Ruth Bernhard White Stoops, NYC, 1952 Ruth Orkin © Mary Engel & Ruth Orkin American Photographer View Post

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HEROINE "A woman distinguished and venerated for her extraordinary courage, fortitude, or noble qualities.”

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