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The world’s leading festivals which have existed for more than 70 years – Cannes, Venice, and Berlin, known as the Big Three – are still to appoint a female head. In such context, the fact that the Istanbul International Film Festival was helmed by a woman, Hülya Uçansu, from its launch in 1982 up until 2006, is particularly special.
“Acting as a group always creates a multitude of positions and viewpoints. And I believe that the real challenge of our society is how to live with such heterogeneity and plurality.”
A significant part of my work stems from not daring to call myself one and looking for expressions outside of what I imagined was “official” art.
Maria Prymachenko represents both folk naivety and rootedness in the tradition and the liberation from the conventions that women experienced in rural Ukraine.
Lazy Women is a platform dedicated to all women who have been accused of laziness at least at some point in their lives. It is a platform where you have zero obligations; you can do, think and express whatever you want.
What have I learned when asking women what makes them choose the contraceptive method they use.
How the fuck did we all end up in patriarchy in the first place and how do we get out of it?