‘Luna Sangrante’ by M. Constance: 2021, digital art.
‘Angel of Death’ by Taylah Livanes: 2021, digital painting.
“Queer: Stories from the NGV Collection” is at the NGV in Melbourne until 21 August 2022, free entry to all.
A visual interview with Jamie Cardillo
A series by Sophia Thompson
Music is universal; it can simultaneously bring people together and tear them apart. Recently in pop music, we have seen a rising emphasis on the importance of feminism, sisterhood, and girl power.
The drawings came from a state of bliss and expansion, the type of clarity and creativity that would come about after orgasms.
Creative piece ‘Remix’ by Jasmine Ryan: 2020, paper, glue, and Photoshop.
There is a certain vulnerability that circulates women-based needs and gratification, specifically the independence and initiative needed to meet those needs.
On one hand, the overuse of the female body as an object of spectacle objectifies, sexualises, and reinforces dangerous notions of female passivity. On the other, the raw, undeniable beauty of the female form ought to be celebrated, and makes for some breathtaking art. Is it, then, simply too lovely to censor?