January 16, 2017 – Lady Participate 003
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mom & dad (2016) by Sula Bermudez-Silverman, a piece she made in her first year at Yale MFA program.

Name: Sula Fay Bermudez-Silverman   //   Occupation: Student/ artist   //   Age: 24   //   City: New Haven, Connecticut   //   Astrological sign: Capricorn

Currently watching/listening/reading: Ain’t I a woman, bell hooksA Seat at the Table, Solange 

Current obsession: my ikea SPÖKA night light that changes colors

How do you take your coffee/tea: tea w honey, coffee w sugar

Personal role model: Susie Carmichael

What's next: finishing graduate school!

Ladies who we should know: Gai Gherardi

ladies YOU think we should know?

'Girl Power' Documentary Gives Female Graffiti Writers Their DueThe Creators Project (January 14, 2017)

Women Are Making Their Voices Heard In Male-Dominated Japanese PoliticsNPR (January 13, 2017) 

Third-Wave Backlash: Why Trump’s Election has Fractured Feminism on American CampusesThe Globe and Mail (January 13, 2017)

Opinion: How Africa Is Working To Empower Women – Ynaija (January 13, 2017)

For the First Time, Lady Liberty Depicted as African American on a CoinUSA Today (January 13, 2017)

Rad Feminist Merch That Supports Women’s CausesRacked (January 13, 2017)

Women Don’t Need Men to be Powerful—and the Women’s March Doesn’t Need Men to Make a StatementQuartz (January 13, 2017)

At Least 46 Anti-Abortion Bills are Already in Front of State Legislatures in 2017Vice (January 12, 2017)

The Women’s March on Washington Has Released an Unapologetically Progressive PlatformSlate (January 12, 2017)

I’m A Disabled Woman Who’s NOT Celebrating Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes SpeechThe Establishment (January 9, 2017)

Meet the Black Woman Who Will Run From NYC to DC to Raise Money for Planned ParenthoodMic (January 9, 2017)
Reductress Live! at The Comedy Store Los Angeles
The World Famous Comedy Store
8433 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Monday, January 16, 8:00pm PST
I Present Two: Back To Abstraction
Echo Park Film Center
1200 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Tuesday, January 17, 8:00pm–11:00pm PST
Activism & Art: Protest Sign Making Workshop
Women's Center for Creative Work
2425 Glover Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90031
Wednesday, January 18, 7:00pm–10:00pm PST
Rally to Save Roe: Because Abortion is Your Choice, Not Theirs!
National Council of Jewish Women
543 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Thursday, January 19, 5:30pm–8:30pm PST
A Day Of Expression
Avenue 50 Studio, Inc.
131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Friday, January 20, 6:00pm–9:00pm PST
Women's March Los Angeles
Pershing Square
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Saturday, January 21, 9:00am-4:00pm PST
Los Angeles for Choice Clinic Escort Training
Women's Center for Creative Work
2425 Glover Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90031
Sunday, January 22, 1:00pm-4:00pm PST
#GIRLGAZE: a frame of mind
Annenberg Space for Photography 
2000 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles, CA 90067
Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady?
250 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
R. H. Quaytman, Morning: Chapter 30
250 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
The Ecstasy of Mary Shelley
6522 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028
Taravat Talepasand: Westoxicated
Zevitas Marcus 
2754 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034
Emily Davis Adams: Somewhere Between
CB1 Gallery 
1923 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90021
Merion Estes: Lost Horizons and Cooling Trend
CB1 Gallery 
1923 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90021
Jigsaw: Carol Sears
170 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Kathy Curtis Cahill: 'Make Believe' (opens January 21st)
Keystone Art Space
338 S Avenue 16, Los Angeles, CA 90031
AWE (amplifying women everywhere) featuring Angelique Palmer
Busboys and Poets Brookland
625 Monroe St NE, Washington, D.C. 20017 
Monday, January 16, 8:45pm-11:45pm EST
Ladies DC January Happy Hour
Southern Hospitality DC - SoHo DC
1815 Adams Mill Rd NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Tuesday, January 17, 6:00pm EST
DC Women's Social
1351 H St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
Wednesday, January 18, 5:30pm-9:00pm EST
Nasty Deaf Women Party 
RedRocks H Street
1348 H St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
Friday, January 20, 7:00pm-12:00am EST
Women's March on Washington 
Independence Ave and 3rd Street
Washington, D.C.
Saturday, January 21, 10:00am-2:00pm EST
Post-March Poetry Reading and Discussion
East City Bookshop
645 Pennsylvania Ave SE #100, Washington, D.C. 20003
Saturday, January 21, 5:00pm-7:00pm EST
Film Screening: Can We Change It?
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
Sunday, January 22, 2:00pm & 3:30pm EST
Linn Meyers: Our View From Here
Hirshhorn Museum 
Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
Bettina Pousttchi: World Time Clock
Hirshhorn Museum
Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
Intersections: Arlene Shechet
The Phillips Collection
1600 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Women of Influence: Elmira Bier, Minnie Byers, and Marjorie Phillips
The Phillips Collection
1600 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Notes From the Desert: Photographs by Gauri Gill
Freer and Sackler Galleries
1050 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560
Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971
National Gallery of Art
6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565
Sara Dittrich: Score for Room
Washington Project For the Arts
2124 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Looking Back: Across Time And Cultures By Dee Levinson
Touchstone Gallery
901 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Women’s March Button Making Party
Busy Beaver Button Co
3407 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Monday, January 16, 3:00pm-8:00pm CST
Feminist Happy Hour: It's So Hard To Say Goodbye
The Whistler
2421 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Monday, January 16, 6:00pm CST
Protest Banner Making Workshop w/ Aram and Lisa
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
800 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607
Wednesday, January 18, 12:00pm-8:00pm CST
Re:Action - a day of resistance and rebuilding
Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago
1212 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637
Thursday, January 19, 2:00pm-8:00pm CST
Kapwani Kiwanga: The sum and its parts (opening reception)
Logan Center Gallery
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
Friday, January 20, 6:00pm-8:00pm CST
Women's March On Chicago
Petrillo Bandshell
310 E Jackson Drive, Chicago, IL 60604
Saturday, January 21, 10:00am-1:00pm CST
To The Moon And Back (Susan Morgan Cooper, 2016)
Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601
Sunday, January 22, 5:00pm-7:00pm CST
Sadie Benning: Shared Eye
Renaissance Society
5811 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Cloud of the Ideal
Chicago Artists Coalition
217 N Carpenter St, Chicago, IL 60607
Kapwani Kiwanga: The sum and its parts (opening January 20th)
Logan Center Gallery
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
Joyce Pensato: Felix and Lincoln
MCA Chicago
220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Jessica Stockholder: Rose's Inclination
Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago
5550 S Greenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
Riot Grrrls
MCA Chicago 
220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Calling All Artists
submissions open now through January 18, 2017
Writer/artist Rupi Kaur has sent out a call for artists, photographers, visual artists, graphic designers & fashion designers. 
More info here
Nasty Women – Hudson Valley call for submissions
deadline February 11, 2017
Curatorial project FOUR-D, founded by Grace Caiazza and Lizzy Chiappini, has put out a call for artists to submit work to their Hudson Valley chapter of the Nasty Women art exhibition. Proceeds from the show will go to Hudson Valley Planned Parenthood.
More info here
2017 Picture Frame Film Festival call for submissions
submissions open now through February 17, 2017
The Picture Frame Film Festival is looking for short films in any of the following categories: Films About Women Made By Women, Global Environment Issues for the Local Audience, Black Voices in Independent Film, Defying Gender Identity Labels or Untold Stories of Struggle & Change from Around The World. 
More info here
Film Fatales Executive Assistant job
Interviews will commence February 2017
Film Fatales is looking for a part-time Executive Assistant in their New York City office. 
More info here
Feminist Fiber Art call for submissions
rolling submissions

Feminist Fiber Art is accepting submission from artists of all gender identities to be displayed in their exhibts, showcased and sold on their website and social media. 
More info here
...Women's March on Washington is this Saturday, JANUARY 21st!

Make sure to register here if you plan on attending.

Find out more information about the Women's March on Washington here.

And if you can't make it to Washington, D.C.... find a sister Women's March taking place in your city here.
Thanks for participating! See you next Monday. 
Curated by Paris McGarry
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