Think of it as an updated version of athleisure – clothing that is comfortable to live and move in, with the added benefit of obscuring the figure instead of revealing it.
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Interview with Dr Katrine Beauregard on Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, and feminism in the 2020 US election
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Mother Nature is Bigger Than We Are is a meditation on the ethereal power of the natural environment and our place in it. I aimed to capture the beautiful juxtaposition of being both lost and found in the bush, and the eerie sense of freedom this creates.
Regardless of my gender, sex, gear or ability, I want to ride my mountain bike. Without your preconceptions of what a woman can do, without your conceptions of my biological make up in comparison to yours, I want to ride until the end of the day when I have to peel my fingers off my handlebar grips.
Today’s young adults, rather than having children, are focusing their nurturing energies on raising plants, specifically indoor plants. Previously, young people have treated their pets as children, however a trend of referring to themselves as ‘plant parents’ is emerging. These drawings poke fun at this concept, imagining plants in the role of children, specifically babies, both inside and outside the home.
You roll in
And pull parts of my sanity away with you.
Like sun speckled blue champagne,
I drink you
Grandma’s Warning (2019) by Farey is a response to the bedroom as an intimate, cherished space. Under investigation, this space reveals much about the occupant’s life, reflecting who they are. Conceived following the 100th birthday of Farey’s great-grandmother, this work represents her process of remembering and connecting with the remaining women of her maternal lineage – her, her mother, her grandmother, and her great grandmother. Each of the four women were raised differently, live in different countries, speak different languages, communicate in different ways, and hold different values.
In so-called Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander feminists always have and continue to challenge the white-middle class mainstream feminist movement. We encourage non-Indigenous Bossy readers to step back and listen to Indigenous/Blak feminists, learn and make space.