Dear Art Collector Handkerchief

For the past three decades, anonymous gorilla-mask-bearers Guerrilla Girls have been protesting gender and racial discrimination in politics, art, culture and more—all with a sense of down-to-earth humor. Bringing the street activism right into the home is their bold three-piece collaboration with Australian design studio Third Drawer Down. A handkerchief kindly calls out art collectors who own few works by women, a mug bears “Do …

DISCWOMAN at Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival

The DJ collective creates two playlists for CH in anticipation of UMFANG's gig this weekend

Crushing gender stereotypes by actively playing choice techno music, NYC-based DJ collective Discwoman book and showcase people who identify as women at the decks—and prove that the audience wants it. In September, they celebrated their anniversary at Bossa Nova Civic Club, where a max-capacity crowd danced to sets from Honey Dijon, Juliana Huxtable, Mumbai native Sandunes and more. A year ago, Discwoman sprung out of …

Wysing Arts Centre’s 2014 Space-Time: The Future

The fifth annual one-day festival of art and music in rural England focuses on female artists

An hour and a half outside of London and 20 minutes from Cambridge, lies the rural site of Wysing Arts Centre. Over the past few decades, the former farmland has transformed into an incubator for artistic experimentation and collaboration. By focusing on process and production instead of outcomes or presentations, Wysing—a registered charity—provides a “safe space” that jettisons the conscious limitations that plague other institutions …