About this event
Menstruation art is provocative and confrontational. It confronts audiences with their own preconceived ideas about menstruation, social constructs and what is acceptable fare from female bodies.
This lecture led by Endometriosis and Menstruation Activist Alekszandra Rokvity, will lead you through the history of menstruation art as a feminist statement, highlighting the politicized and divisive status of femininity in our society. We will explore some examples of the most famous works throughout a variety of mediums – performance, photography, drawing, digital art – and examine the crucial messages in this citing, unusual, and undoubtedly most ‘taboo’ of mediums.
Alekszandra is a PhD candidate at the University of Graz in Austria, working in the fields of Cultural Studies and Medical Humanities. Her work is focused on endometriosis and the social discourse surrounding menstruation. As a sufferer of endometriosis since her early teens, Alekszandra has made it her mission in life to demystify the illness, educate others, inspire young researchers, and help others in any way she can! Her second passion is writing fiction: she has published a collection of shorts stories, she blogs, and is currently working on a novel – and yes, inevitably, her creations feature endo warriors!
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