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from the Guardian

The day the women went on strike

On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history and shut down the entire country.

from Orwellwasright's Weblog

Jenny Saville: Flesh

Jenny Saville Good read: Meagher's article, "Jenny Saville and a Feminist Aesthetics of Disgust" I was drawn to the gestures and fluidity of skin. Could be interesting gestures for my IWP.

from Cosmopolitan

These inspirational illustrations are AMAZING

from TrendHunter.com

Top 100 Marketing Trends in April

Don’t Measure A Woman’s Worth By Her Clothes: A brilliant ad campaign created for Terre Des Femmes, a Swiss human rights organization focusing on gender equality and feminism, reminds us that the worth of a woman should never be measured by something like the neckline of her blouse or height of her heels.

It is a theme we see throughout our lives and told that it is the normal and that it how we should act. You can see it in magazines, advertising, and even fucking children programs!!!

from UPROXX

The Most Clever And Thought-Provoking #YesAllWomen Tweets

#yesallwomen. How sad is it that I'm psyched to find this great idea? Instead of horrified that they have to do things like that?

CONSUMING PASSIONS Barbara Kruger Untitled (I shop therefore I am), 1987 photographic screenprint on vinyl 284.5 x 287 cm. Private collection.