Hi Annick and colleagues

The exhibition in Bogota was curated by John Angel Rodriquez - yes?

There has also be some exchange on the Yasmin list about this. One contributor commented that there were no French artists involved. I don't know if this was a serious comment. 

Liliane Lijn is someone whose work has been pioneering in many senses. She wrote a lovely essay recently called Poetry, Language, Code, Industry which we commissioned for the Visualise: Making Art in Context publication (published by Anglia Ruskin University November 2013). If anyone wishes to contact me offlist I can try to send you the book or at least the essay. Annick, it is not (yet) in French but I guess could be easily translated - I could ask Liliane -  and certainly it offers good insights into the nature of being a female artist on pioneering ground over the past five decades.
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From:         Annick Bureaud <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:         Wed, 5 Feb 2014 12:51:18 
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Subject: Re: [NEW-MEDIA-CURATING] digital / analogue exhibition

The spontaneous list was necessary as a reaction, but I 
would be more reluctant in building a map : it puts again 
women in an inferior position.
Reacting, like in this case, is more important to me and of 
course including them in exhibitions, conferences, etc. And 
documenting their work through art history research and writing.
This said, in the Leonardo/Olats Pioneers & Pathbreakers 
project : only one women + a couple !!! Ouch ! Should I do 
what I advocate for ?!
OK. We did not move further into this project by lack of 
fundings, but still...
If someone is ready to write in French about a woman, I 
would be delighted. I would love to have something on Vera 
Molnar. At the moment, I have zero budget to move on, on 
this project ... and it does take real time to do it in a 
professional way.
If someone is interested ....


Le 05/02/14 12:01, Prof. Monika Fleischmann a écrit :
> .... working on a growing map would be a really nice idea.
> Monika
> Am 05.02.14 11:39, schrieb Pauline van Mourik Broekman:
>> Hey Marc, no sweat, that's how I - for one - read it
>> completely; and I
>> really don't understand how anyone could be insulted by
>> such an incredibly
>> generous list. Clearly, we're not looking here for an
>> ultimate and newly
>> objective 'map', that's the whole point! We're looking
>> more for an
>> approach and awareness, of different partialities, and how
>> to robustly
>> tilt them......
>> Thanks for the hour, and hours, you put in :)
>> Pauline.
>> marc garrett wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I just wanted to respond to those surprised I did not
>>> included them in
>>> the list.
>>> Well, of course I'm going to miss out names and you're
>>> missing the
>>> point. It's an example not a literal replacement.
>>> I spent an hour of my time compiling the selected
>>> 'female' names to
>>> highlight how extensive this issue is.
>>> We need to change this not by compiling lists (it's a
>>> start) but by
>>> challenging our own compliance allowing it to happen. It
>>> misrepresents
>>> our culture and practice and we should be embarrassed if
>>> we let it go on.
>>> When ever women and working class people, are viewed
>>> through the usual
>>> protocols and defaults of the patriarchal gaze of an
>>> 'assumed'
>>> objectivity. It implements a mythology via processes of
>>> non-inclusion.
>>> This enhances the condition to further introduce the idea
>>> of women and
>>> others not included as subordinates rather than as being
>>> part of the
>>> whole story.
>>> Recognizing this condition is the start of being
>>> conscious of it.
>>> Critiquing this repeated behaviour demands another level
>>> of engagement.
>>> To borrow a phrase from Haraway, it would have to be “a
>>> feminist voice;
>>> it is also a whisper of humanism”.
>>> Wishing you well.
>>> marc


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