More international press about the Global Feminisms exhibition from Bulgaria!
Diana Popova, “Boryana Rossa: Bio (art) and Cyber (Feminism),” Kultura Weekly, #33 (2472), October 3, 2007. This is an interview with artist Boryana Rossa, who talks about Global Feminisms, the history of the women’s rights movement in communist countries and the connections of these ideas with contemporary cyber feminism theory. Rossa also describes her participation in The Bioart Initiative at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and her artistic transition from a classical education at the Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria to contemporary tech and media arts and theory (Published in Bulgarian).
Boryana Rossa, Global Feminisms at the Brooklyn Museum, 39 Grama, Wet, #0036, July 7th, 2007. This article is an extended description of the exhibition, and features information about the works of roughly ten of the artists, and an overall discussion about the intentions of the curators. The author evaluates the importance of the exhibition on an international level and in particular for the countries in Eastern Europe (Published in Bulgarian).
Sarah Giovanniello is the Research Assistant at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, where she assists the Curator of the Center with exhibitions, a growing permanent collection that includes The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago, public programs, and projects related to feminism, feminist art, and the collection. Since 2008, she has worked on numerous exhibitions, including Kiki Smith: Sojourn, Healing the Wounds of War: The Brooklyn Sanitary Fair of 1864, Ghada Amer: Love Has No End, Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video, and Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968. In 2009, she organized the mounting of Jen DeNike's TWIRL at the Museum for PERFORMA09. She has worked on numerous public programs, her favorites of which include making ourselves visible: a project in feminist space making with artists Liz Linden and Jen Kennedy, and the 2008 Emerging Scholars Feminist Art Symposium, Feminism NOW. As Research Assistant, she manages the Feminist Art Base and posts to the Brooklyn Museum blog on topics related to the Center's programs, projects, and exhibitions. Sarah holds an M.A. in Performance Studies from NYU and a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College.