Ahead of a massive march for International Women’s Day, the palace was covered with names and messages like “Trans women are part of my struggle.”
Feminists Take Over Federal Building in Mexico City and Use Painting as a Weapon
In protest of femicide, the artists painted over portraits of all-male historical figures hanging in the National Human Rights Commission.
For Turkish Women Artists and Advocates, #challengeaccepted Is About More Than Just Selfies
As femicide rates continue to rise in the country, there’s more to consider than just the surface-level gesture of #womensupportingwomen.
A “Healing Blanket” Against Gender Violence, Created by 600 Women Around the World
The moving results will soon be on view in a virtual gallery by California’s Social and Public Art Resource Center.
In Mexico City, Art Collective Paints Names of Femicide Victims on Streets
The names, painted on International Women’s Day, were scrubbed away around 24 hours later.
Artist Encrusts Tijuana Police Cars With Glitter
Rubén Ortiz Torres gathered decommissioned patrol vehicles damaged in altercations with cartels and then bathed them in midnight blue and millennial pink.
Mexican Artist and Women’s Rights Activist Murdered in Downtown Juárez
Artists are rallying in the wake of Isabel Cabanillas de la Torre’s murder, with an artist collective asking that people all over the world take to the streets to protest their member’s death tomorrow, January 25.
In Mexico City, Widespread Protests About Women’s Rights Target a Monument and Museum
Dozens of breastfeeding mothers gathered at Mexico City’s Museum of Modern Art in protest of discriminatory regulations, while the Angel of Independence monument was vandalized with feminist graffiti and crocheted hearts.
In the Desert, a Vulture Spirit Follows a Trail of Femicide
Alone amid cacti, barbed wire, and phone lines, she is looking for something. The figure raises her rake — which seems like half claw, half witch’s broom — above her head, then returns to it to the sand.