Week 42, Circus! Circus! Traditionally, women circus artists have been sexualized and viewed as lesser performers by the mainly male audience though the twenty-first century has seen an increase in equality and respect for circus women.
Many international art institutions post short videos on YouTube or Vimeo with the focus on modern and contemporary art. One of the most active seems to be British Tate that podcasts interviews with artists, performances or walks through exhibitions on a weekly basis.
Behbudi has been selected for her collection “Mothers of Patience”, also known as “Waiting Mothers”, which depicts those Iranian mothers who are looking forward to hearing from their sons or other beloved ones who have been missing in action since the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.
Hundred + Heroines is a British charity focused on raising awareness of women photographers. Earlier this week, the organization added another 50 inspirational photographers to its list. Take a look at the work of nine of them.