A boldly feminist exploration and multi-generational endeavor, G.A.G. deploys the arts to illuminate the oppressive, obsolete nature of traditional, male-defined religions and other patriarchal institutions — “We must resist and reinvent,” Casady declares.
Created in partnership with artist Anne Sherwood Pundyk, GAG’s debut issue is a lushly colorful tabloid-sized print publication, showcasing provocative, original artwork alongside comprehensive interviews and essays with an international cadre of artists.
GAG’s editors honor feminist heritage, seen in a photo essay of the Seneca Women’s Peace Encampment — while seeking to broadcast current perspectives, such as Pussy Riot and Femen.
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A few weeks ago MoMA PS1, the MoMA New York affiliate, hosted a G.A.G. event, actively celebrating the wild female soul through an afternoon of performance.
What are other ways to use art as a discussion starter for these issues?
How might we use art to empower women?
What are other examples of activism through art?