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volume 40, July 2017
Ends and Beginnings

volume 39, Jan 2017
Organising/ Organisations

volume 38, July 2016
Polemics / Contestations

volume 37, Jan 2016

volume 36, July 2015

volume 35, Jan 2015

volume 34, July 2014
Lessons from History

volume 33, Jan 2014

volume 32, July 2013

volume 31, Jan 2013
Africa and its Diasporas

volume 30, July 2012
Feminist Aesthetics

volume 29, Jan 2012

volume 28, July 2011

volume 27, Jan 2011
Women's Work

volume 26, July 2010
Feminist Pedagogies

volume 25, Jan 2010

volume 24, July 2009
Material Histories

volume 23, Jan 2009
Art Activism

volume 22, July 2008

volume 21,Jan 2008

volume 20, July 2007

volume 19, Jan 2007

volume 18, July 2006
Curatorial Strategies

volume 17, Jan 2006

volume 16, July 2005

volume 15, Jan 2005
Scientific Ethics/Aesthetics

volume 14, July 2004
Dreams of the Future

volume 13, Jan 2004
Domestic Politics

volume 12, July 2003
Out of Order

volume 11, Jan 2003
Identity Mechanisms

volume 10, July 2002
Rethinking Revolution

volume 9, Jan 2002

volume 8, July 2001

volume 7, Jan 2001
Urban Fictions

volume 6, July 2000
Desire and the Gaze

volume 5, Jan 2000
About Time

volume 4, July 1999

volume 3, Jan 1999
Body, Space and Memory

volume 2, July 1998
Women and New Media

volume 1, Jan 1998

Local/Global Dynamics in Feminism and Contemporary Art conference, Middlesex University, 3 July 2017

The conference, Local/Global Dynamics in Feminism and Contemporary Art, was designed as a celebration of the 20 years of n.paradoxa (1998-2017).
This page documents the event and day.

Katy Deepwell (founder and editor of n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal and Professor of Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism, Middlesex University)
Giulia Lamoni (art historian, Investigadora FCT, Instituto de Historio de Arte, Lisbon)
Ebru Yetiskin (curator, Associate Professor in Sociology, Media Theory, Digital Humanities. Istanbul Technical University)
Emanuela de Cecco (art critic/art historian, University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy)
Martina Pachmanova (art historian, Associate Professor, Katedra teorie a dějin umění, VŠUP/UMPRUM v Praze, Department of Art Theory and History, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague)

Katy Deepwell introduces conference - Basia Sliwinska reads Giulia Lamoni's paper.

Emanuela de Cecco and Ebru Yetiskin speaking.


Martina Pachmanova speaking.

You can read the booklet prepared for the celebration where over 100 contributors to n.paradoxa offered a short statement about writing for the journal and the new directions it encouraged in their work. Read PDF (3.4 MB)
Four contributors provided MP4 files and you can follow the links to this online material from the PDF for Katrinem, Eileen Legasi-Ramirez, Paula Levine, Boryana Rossa.

Breakout sessions:
Women’s Film and Video work, Women performance artists
Laura Leuzzi (ReWindItalia, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design)

Women Artists working with Sound
Gisela Weiman (artist, Germany)

Activism in the Visual Arts
Hilary Robinson (Middlesex University)

Rethinking Domesticity and Women’s Labour
Alexandra Kokoli (Middlesex University)

Generating/Creating Histories of Contemporary Art and Feminism
Katy Deepwell (Middlesex University)

A key part of the day, shown in the photos below, was the discussion of attendee's posters on recent projects in art, theory and history.

Photos from the day, taken by Emelia Gatley. Image of Cake cutting by Carron Little.

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Volume of n.paradoxa were on sale and display; Contributor's statements were shown as posters

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Katy Deepwell cutting celebratory cake for 40 volumes of n.paradoxa; Fruit sculpture prepared by BA Fine Art students at Middlesex University, reversing gender stereotypes; Attendees hanging their posters.

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Tal Dekel presenting her poster, Michelle Dulce presenting her poster.

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Pauline Barrie presenting her poster; Sheila Gaffney answering a question by Gisela Weiman.

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Attendees enjoying lunchtime discussions.

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This was a Create/Feminisms event from the Department of Visual Arts, ACI with the assistance of students from BA Fine Art, and staff in Fine Art/Visual Culture. This event was supported by ADRI research funds at Middlesex University and KT press, publishers of n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal. Organiser: Katy Deepwell  K.Deepwell[@], katy[@]

Following the conference, Katy Deepwell and Laura Leuzzi set up an email list for feminist researchers looking at local/global dynamics in feminism and contemporary art. This email list is hosted by JISCmail. Any researchers, critics, artists, curators are welcome to join and contribute relevant content and postings.