How to Embroider Feminism: Schemes and Technics

"TEXTUS" is not a propaganda of gender inequality with an opposite meaning, notes Oksana Bryukhovetska, the curator of the exhibition. Instead, it is a field for feminist reflections of Ukrainian contemporary artists on a socially constructed patriarchal image of a woman. Embroidery and textiles are the artists' tools for expressing their critical views on what is perceived as a "norm" that, simultaneously, can be painful, defeating or unjust.

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