Body Anxiety and the Influence of Female Artists Online

“Whenever you put your body online, in some way you are in conversation with porn,” reads a quote from Ann Hirsch on the opening page of Body Anxiety. Curated by Leah Schrager and Jennifer Chan, this internet exhibition about female self-representation and sexual objectification transforms the viewer into voyeur in ways that traditional shows do not. It’s fitting this […]

Read More

Leah Schrager: Artist & Muse

In an upcoming documentary on radical feminist performance art called The F Word, Leah Schrager boldly describes herself as both artist and muse. This binary border crossing is indicative of her entire oeuvre: as a multi-media conceptual web artist, Schrager embodies both the positions of viewer and viewed in most of her endeavors, from the much publicized “Naked Therapist” to […]

Read More

Feminist Hacktivism 4EVA

Slutist is taking part in a collaborative feminist learning experiment spearheaded by FemTechNet that traverses the borders between science, technology and feminism. This Distributed Open Collaborative Course (DOCC) has multiple nodes across the country and seeks to create a sustainable model of “connected learning” (check out #femtechnet and #docc14 for more). For the uninitiated, Feminist […]

Read More

Shoot Tampons At Period Stigma In This New Video Game

Two NYC high school students met at the summer intensive computing program Girls Who Code and created menstrual magic with their final project. Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser’s Tampon Run is the first game to tackle period stigma with super cute interactive visuals where you throw tampons at your enemies all while trying to stock up […]

Read More

Teaching Girls Game: Phoenix Perry and the Code Liberation Foundation

Artist, designer, and developer Phoenix Perry is devoted to breaking the code that keeps women and girls from getting into gaming. With a pioneering Brooklyn gallery fusing the digital and traditional arts, an upcoming game for PlayStation Mobile, and a new non-profit that funds programs and classes to encourage female involvement in the computer sciences, […]

Read More