Creative Practice

Putting feminist thought into movement: video essays, short films, spoken word.

Made in collaboration with 50 women, this photo project contributes to the debate on the abortion ban in Brazil to advocate for all women.

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Examining the intersubjective experience of looking and being looked at, Orcutt, the artist, tries on different visual gender identities.

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Khadija Saye’s final series of photographic self-portraits—an extraordinary, extended meditation on spirituality, trauma and the body.

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By fragmenting the body, Spicer (re)creates spontaneous representations of intimacy, desire and relationships between non-heterosexual women.

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Two tongue-in-cheek images from a larger photographic project that explores patriarchal codes in the architecture of the City of London.

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A visual essay exploring heritage, loss, inheritance, and resistance in the Spanish Levante region where the photographer grew up.

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Raisa Kabir’s latest craft practice project forms a creative response to the realities of displaced South Asian weavers.

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Women from KRAFT, a Swedish, sustainable handicraft collective, reflect on working in a field that tends to be female-dominated.

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Sledmere’s poems offer shimmers of intersecting events and intimacies, felt in sensuous narrative potential dissolving into lyrical simultaneity.

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Invoking Kali draws on the Sanskrit genre of sacred stotra

WHO SUPPORTS US

The team of MAI supporters and contributors is always expanding. We’re honoured to have a specialist collective of editors, whose enthusiasm & talent gave birth to MAI.

However, to turn our MAI dream into reality, we also relied on assistance from high-quality experts in web design, development and photography. Here we’d like to acknowledge their hard work and commitment to the feminist cause. Our feminist ‘thank you’ goes to:


Dots+Circles – a digital agency determined to make a difference, who’ve designed and built our MAI website. Their continuous support became a digital catalyst to our idealistic project.
Guy Martin – an award-winning and widely published British photographer who’s kindly agreed to share his images with our readers

Chandler Jernigan – a talented young American photographer whose portraits hugely enriched the visuals of MAI website
Matt Gillespie – a gifted professional British photographer who with no hesitation gave us permission to use some of his work
Julia Carbonell – an emerging Spanish photographer whose sharp outlook at contemporary women grasped our feminist attention
Ana Pedreira – a self-taught Portuguese photographer whose imagery from women protests beams with feminist aura
And other photographers whose images have been reproduced here: Cezanne Ali, Les Anderson, Mike Wilson, Annie Spratt, Cristian Newman, Peter Hershey