Women on the line presents: Intersectionality and the failings of white feminism
1 - 2pm
A discussion with Eugenia Flynn, TextaQueen and Lia Incognita on intersectional feminism, the struggle of finding a platform and the importance of support.
Eugenia Flynn is a Tiwi, Larrakia, Chinese and Muslim woman living and working in Melbourne. She currently works in Arts Management and in her spare time works with a number of different artists, arts organisations and communities to achieve better outcomes for society through arts and culture initiatives. Her writing and critical thinking can be found on her personal blog Black Thoughts Live Here.
TextaQueen uses the bold and unforgiving felt tip pen a.k.a 'Texta' on paper to create portraits, mostly of women, in explorations of gender, race and identity politics. TextaQueen has created animations for the National Portrait Gallery, SBS TV Australia and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.TextaQueen's work is held in many national collections including the National Gallery of Victoria and the National Portrait Gallery. TextaQueen's writing and artwork can be found at textaqueen.com and her personal blog harshbrowns.wordpress.com.
Lia Incognita is a writer, performer and media maker whose work has appeared on airwaves, stages and pages including Overland, Going Down Swinging, Social Alternatives and Melbourne Poetry Map. Currently Lia writes for Asian-Australian arts and culture magazine Peril and presents radio monthly for Queering the Air on 3CR Community Radio. Lia's writing can be found on her personal blog gauchesinister.wordpress.com and website lia-incognita.com.
At the end of the panel we talk about some recommended reading - follow up here:
The Koori Woman
Black Girl Dangerous
Eileen Morten Robinson
Cross Borders Operations Blog
The Critical Classroom
This panel was produced by Women on the Line, community radio's national women's current affairs program. Women on the Line provides a gender analysis of contemporary issues, as well as in-depth analysis by a range of women around Australia and internationally. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network (CRN).
Produced by Areej Nur for Women on the Line.
Produced at 3CR, Melbourne.