Creative Practice

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

In Argentina, a woman is killed every 30 hours. It matters neither what her age is nor her social class. Luisa Magdalena documents Argentinian women’s struggle in a series of striking photogr...

Iranian artist Marjan Khorram Golkaran showcases a series of works that centre on our fraught relationship to the environment.

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Hunter’s poetic-visual text is a part of an ongoing artistic-research project shaped by a series of encounters with organic materials such as minerals and rocks, algae, and fossilised remains...

Through individual and collaborative embodied poetic practice, Page enables the capturing, learning and sharing of hidden, subtle ways of knowing and learning place.

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Harris, Holman Jones & Wyatt’s use their collaboration ‘micro-making’ ethnographic video to write meditations on their method which range across theoretical, methodological, personal and ...

Chalklin & Palmer explore the potential of queer clowning as a method for feminist new materialist practice.

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For far too long, women have been silenced by patriarchal societies in most, if not all, cultures. In communities worldwide there has been a persistent push to control women’s voices.

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Art has the ability to create reaction. It can open up a space for connection and compassion. It can heal trauma by bridging the void between what is seen as acceptable and the ‘othered,’ the v...

Persona Non Grata Sonata is a video essay (6’32”). Using sequences from Persona (1966) and Autumn Sonata (1978), the essay was made in 2018.

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Bête Noir is an experimental narrative short film that illuminates the internalization of the male gaze.

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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