Art History nerd to the point of awkwardness. Prove to big, overblown statements and general confusion. Excited to be in the Twin Cities and find cool art, beer, and people.
Falling in love with art, from a bike.
It’s been three weeks since we last discussed the insanity that is the museum world. Last time was just an introduction into the subject that it is in fact brave to leave the Museum World. Most of us have been conditioned to buy into the idea that silence is preferred to an honest and […]Read Post ›
The museum is highly problematic, but we normalize it. But we shouldn’t.
I’m going to jump in on this debate about “Make America Great Again,” largely in order to talk about how we have constructed this idea of a time when the United States was some perfect union. Let’s assume that America has never actually been great, considering the amount of racism, sexism, ableism, classism and xenophobia […]Read Post ›
For the past ten or so months, I have been in a panic. A sort of existential crisis, filled with questions about what the hell to do next. Which, to be entirely honest, was a very privileged and stupid problem. I’ve wanted to do basically the same thing since I was 16: work in a […]Read Post ›
Let’s talk about self-care, survival and activism in a Trump World, framed by arts and intersectional feminism. There’s been a lot written out there about how to survive and how we move past this, but several use blame, shame and derision. Needless to say, our staff here at the Female Gaze does not believe this […]Read Post ›
Photography doesn’t have a happy home like paintings and letters do in the research world. Let’s talk about why.
Let’s talk about networking that doesn’t feel like a bunch of frat bros talking finance.
I am a youngest child. So I bask in being barely responsible but also being a pretty big know-it-all. I always on the receiving end of advice, so whenever I get the chance to talk about an experience and what I learned, I jump at it. So this post this week is about exactly I […]Read Post ›
In which I explain why self-care in the arts matters to me.