Category: Arts

12 Essential Women Cinematographers

from Fandor's women in cinematographers

Alternative film lover’s site Fandor has a great look at 12 Essential Women Cinematographers and why they don’t receive the attention they deserve. Author Jacob T. Swinney noted that …there simply are not that many women cinematographers working in Hollywood.…

Women Samurai Warriors

Female Samurai collage

The Vintage News has a story about Onna-bugeisha- Rare photos show the Japanese female warriors. From the story: Onna-bugeisha  was a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside samurai men. They were members…

A Photo Portfolio of Women Working

Crisman Womens Work portfolio thumbs

Photographer Chris Crisman has done a nice photo portfolio of women doing work in traditionally male-dominated jobs: heavy equipment operators, a fire fighter, a pig farmer, a butcher, a brewer. Each of these jobs requires physical strength as well as…

Women in Wearable Tech

Stacey Burr (Photo by Charles Jischke)

Two articles that highlight women in wearables and tech: 18 women leading the way in wearable tech and VR in 2016 and How Wearable Technology Is Helping Women Thrive In STEM Industries.

Two Short Films on Vimeo

screenshot from film Domestic Policy

Domestic Policy is an entertaining short satire about a tea lady who eavesdrops on a top-secret government meeting (1919) called to solve the latest, gravest problem facing the British Empire. G-AAAH, a very cleverly animated typewriter-based film, tells of Amy Johnson…

Ava Duvernay and the $100 Million Film

Ava DuVernay, Hollywood film director

Women in Hollywood’s post, Ava Duvernay Will Be First African American Woman to Helm $100 Million Film, notes the passing of a milestone: Ava DuVernay will be the first African American woman to helm a live-action feature with a budget over…

How Do Artists Get Paid?

artists are strong and loving.

Our amazing advisor and professional artist Gwenn Seemel made this great video about how a professional artist gets paid for her work. It’s really eye-opening, starting from the idea that while art is often a thing, it’s not a “thing”…

Street Artists

videos from Alexandra Henry's Street Heroines collection

This Kickstarter campaign was successful. Can’t wait to see the full film. Street Heroines (film trailer) Wall #3 Magrela Paints New York GILF! Brooklyn

Four Women Who Pioneered Electronic Music

Eliane Radigue - early synthesizer musician (knobs! dials!)

Back in the days of early computer-like electronics, women were experimenting with synthesizers and modular machines, pioneering electronic music. Open Culture has a great piece on four of these historic figures: Daphne Oram, Laurie Spiegel, Éliane Radigue & Pauline Oliveros.…

Women in Jazz

Photo of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1940

NPR’s Margaret Howze offers a Jazz Profile on Women in Jazz (Part 1, Part 2). When we think of women in jazz, we automatically think of singers, but there have been a number of female instrumentalists dating all the way…

Women in 3D Printing

women in 3D printing

Check out the amazing interviews with women in 3D printing. They’re with companies and services located all over the world. The site also offers a few tutorials, for anyone who wants to explore 3D printing in more depth.