Highlights From Hysteria’s First Poetry Slam

Hysteria is an art collective and performance night featuring women, non-binary and trans creatives in Aberdeen, which held their first ever competitive poetry slam on Thursday 13 August over Zoom. Founded by Hanna Louise and Mae Diansangu, Hysteria prides itself on elevating marginalised voices. Since Hysteria hadn’t been charging their regular fee for events over... Continue Reading →

Stumbling Onto Piss Flowers

On a recent trip to Jupiter Artland sculpture garden I got a bit peckish and decided to go into the café for a sandwich, which was overpriced but very fancy. To my surprise, next to my outdoor table, I found Helen Chadwick’s ‘Piss Flowers’, a seminal piece of feminist art from the 1990s. Made by... Continue Reading →

Poise and Power On The BLM Mural Trail

“I am not your magical negress,” states the text, “I am my own light and I will be magical on my own account.” These are the words of Saoirse Anis - artist, curator and occasional Artificial Womb contributor - rendered large and definitive on poster boards in the courtyard of Jupiter Artland sculpture garden. The... Continue Reading →

Sally Hackett

There’s a charm to Sally Hackett’s solo exhibition at Generator Projects. From its title – A Toilet Is A Wishing Well – to the ceramic figures that populate the show, there’s a sense that Hackett is making an effort to include the viewer in her whimsical world. But after the initial smile of recognition, a... Continue Reading →

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