After spending the last two months talking with women about their Menstrual Cycle, I am happy to present a collection of stories that have been shared as well as clips from the Sassy Event 'Mentioning Menstruation'. 'Mentioning Menstruation' brought 18 women together to partake in an open conversation. After an introduction by myself (including a … Continue reading Mentioning Menstruation
Homage to my Sisters made in response to women sharing their stories about deciding to terminate a pregnancy. Women involved with the project ranged from 18 to 40 years old. Each story shed light on the complexity of the decision and the emotional challenges faced, often silently and alone.
Meet Giulia Mangoni, a woman whose words both inspire and rationalise. Giulia has shared her stories with me, helping to unravel the complexities of a female identity, focusing on her own experiences that spill out into her multi-disciplinary way of working. Having studied Painting at City and Guilds of London Art School, she is now … Continue reading Giulia Mangoni
Meet Laila. Italian/Palestinian, living in London and changing the world one step at a time. Laila's understanding of being a women, alongside her cultural identity, is one of celebration. It is with sincerity that Laila expresses her views on "women as the most fascinating creatures of the world." Encouraging women to share their experiences without … Continue reading Laila Gaber
Meet ARK, a singer songwriter who's musical creations touch on the fragility of emotions and the struggles of day to day life. ARK has discussed the catharsis of songwriting, the celebration of female artists and understanding oneself. Reflected in ARK's lyrics are the mixed emotions one can feel as a woman, sharing with us her own … Continue reading ARK
Meet Ali Mann, a women whose conversations have shone a light on body exploration, questioning the taboo of sex and how to get to grips with ones own sexuality. Ali bravely confronts these personal subjects through her artwork, encouraging others to question and discuss our relationships with ourselves. Having studied Painting at City and Guilds … Continue reading Ali Mann