Interview

Open dialogues and conversations with feminist practitioners working in visual culture.

MAI meets a stunt woman, Rachelle Beinart to talk about unconscious gender bias in the film industry and the need  to inspire young women to enter her profession.

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This conversation started at Berlinale in February 2018 and continued in May 2018 in Toronto, where Hagen showed her film At Second Glance/Auf den Zweiten Blick (2012).

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With WITCH, Tamás taps into the reinvigorated interest in witchcraft, especially in feminist and queer circles. She speaks to Sophia Kier-Byfield about ecological thinking and the pedago...

In 2018, Noel Nuccioni approached Karyn Kusama, American film & TV director to talk about horror films and today’s society, as well as about women and the director’s creative strate...

Photographer Julia Peirone talks about the importance of girlhood in her work, the relationship between subject and photographer and her influences.

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Kate Levey reflects on the extraordinary life and legacy of her mother, the writer and activist, Brigid Brophy.

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Filmmaker and scholar, Aparna Sharma reflects on her creative documentary practice in Northeast India in terms of both feminism and decolonisation.

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Photographer Ellen Rogers talks to Sabina Stent about her cultural influences and artistic practice in relation to literature, landscape and feminism.

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Join Neil Fox who meets American film & TV director, Lynn Shelton to talk for hours about her work. With much enthusiasm, Lynn shares with MAI not only her professional experiences and but also...

Ingrid Ryberg’s film En armé av älskande is a documentary about queer filmmaking as a crucial part of the gay liberation movement in Sweden in the 1970s.

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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