Arts and Literature

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Arts and Literature


Resources about performing, visual, and fine arts, literature, and applied arts including architecture and graphic design; crafts; film.

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African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century is a digital collection of some 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers.

Amelia Bloomer Project
An annual booklist of the best feminist books for young readers, ages birth through 18.

American DanceWheels Foundation (ADF)
To make a significant contribution to the lives of individuals with ambulatory disabilities by providing the social, rehabilitative, and competitive activity of Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin Dance to partnerships comprised of one seated and one…

Another Form of Crying: Girl Zines as Life Writing
In this article, Sinor argues that zinesters are life writers. The narratives they produce further our understanding of life narrative as a moving target.

ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation
A not-for-profit gallery and foundation whose mission is to bring innovative, emerging and/or experimental visual art to a wide range of viewers, and to provide a nurturing atmosphere for the continued development of artistic potential and dialogue.…

An Art Made of Trust, Vulnerability and Connection
A 2015 TED talk by artist Marina Abramović. Abramović's art pushes the boundary between audience and artist in pursuit of heightened consciousness and personal change. In her groundbreaking 2010 work, "The Artist Is Present," she simply sat in a…

Founded in 1980, a national non-profit organization with a mutual support network of over 1,200 women who are leaders in the visual arts.

Barnard Zine Library
Barnard's zines are written by women (cis- and transgender) with an emphasis on zines by women of color. We collect zines on feminism and femme identity by people of all genders. The zines are personal and political publications on activism,…

Bechdel Test Movie List
The Bechdel Test, sometimes called the Mo Movie Measure or Bechdel Rule is a simple test which names the following three criteria: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, who (2) who talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man. The…

Black Ballerina
A documentary film about several black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet. Six decades ago, while pursuing their dreams, Joan Myers Brown, Delores Browne and Raven Wilkinson confronted racism, exclusion and unequal…
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