Emma Sulkowicz and Dainty Smith on agency and art
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Emma Sulkowicz and Dainty Smith on agency and art

CW: sexual assault  By Sorcha Beirne When Emma Sulkowicz began lugging a mattress around Columbia University’s campus in 2014 as part of her senior thesis, she became known worldwide. Mattress Performance: Carry That Weight was an endurance art piece that would only end when Sulkowicz no longer attended the same school as Paul Nungesser, the man … Continue reading

Artists at Work at the Feminist Art Conference
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Artists at Work at the Feminist Art Conference

By: Karen Sandoval-Santana Artists, academics and activists were invited to attend the Feminist Art Conference to examine feminist issues through art. The theme this year was Embodied Resistance. This comes from the notion that the human body can be treated as a site of resistance to the power structures of patriarchy, says Ilene Sova, the … Continue reading

Stacey McKenzie returns to Ryerson for Mass Exodus 2014
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Stacey McKenzie returns to Ryerson for Mass Exodus 2014

Photo courtesy of Eugene Gallegos  Jennifer Joseph  Stacey McKenzie crashed her first modeling gig at the age of 14 at Ryerson. She was a force to be reckoned with. With her slicked hair, black catsuit, stiletto booties and her signature red lipstick—her confidence and attitude stood out from a crowd of models. Ryerson being her … Continue reading

International Women’s Day
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International Women’s Day

By: Sameera Raja  Toronto celebrated the 103rd International Women’s Day this Saturday Mar. 8 with a rally, march and several workshops teaching women the importance of self-defence and self-care against rape culture. The day was full of inspiration, celebrating achievements and planning future advancements for women across the country. Following the event, the second annual … Continue reading