Creative Practice

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

Allowing little Klara to ruin her drawings, Pospislova-Kralova embraces her daughter’s ‘improvements’ to her work as a metaphor for the challenges and gifts of parenthood.

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When a queer’s mother moves into a nursing home, revelations occur but COVID-19 thwarts a reunion.

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Sprecher’s touching photo essay featuring her mum’s morning routines is a song of praise to motherhood that proves stronger than any illness or physical disability.

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Milliken offers a piece of hybrid writing that explores the reparative potential of gaps in times of turmoil.

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This series of paintings, on which Bishop has been working during COVID-19, constitutes a performative and deliberate attempt to hold and reckon with a turbulent inn...

Wuon-Gean Ho’s creative practice is in tension with the dematerialisation of the body in the digital world. She posits the existence of a gaze that emanates from the face and is received by the c...

Inspired by Goethe’s ‘delicate empiricism’, Maggie Nelson and Sontag, Crossman’s fieldnotes from the maternity ward offer a roaming inquiry, a visceral record of the first hours and...

Through mindful, ritualistic daily walks and artistic practice, Alvestad Lopez documents and works with the Icelandic landscape on Gorvik. Here she connects a series of photographs to COVID-19 and ...

Inspired by Martianism, Hounat’s poetic writing simulates the feeling of a woman’s alienation from her body as she first experiences morning sickness.

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Following ‘Fugitive Spaces’ workshops, the authors of this zine present a creative collage of responses to the proposed pedagogy of bringing marginalised voices to the centre of educati...

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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