Video Essay

Personal engagement with visual culture from a feminist perspective through video practice. Always boundary pushing or avant-garde and at the forefront of feminist engagement.

This eco-poetics experiment brings other-than-human bodies into conversation with one another, as well as human-like bodies.

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Using lines from Judith Mayne, Kazemimanesh’s film offers a meditation on traditional narratives and their re-appropriation of the role of women.

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In her video essay, Piotrowska considers the possibility of imagining a different future, asking how female authorship can translate women’s anger to give expression of a female voice.

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In response to Sally Potter’s energising critique of La bohème in Thriller (1979), McNeill’s video essay explores feminist possibilities of re-visioning culture from the ...

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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