Five Women Artists Are Setting The Stage For A Future Feminism

September 5, 2014 2:35 PM

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Five Women Artists Are Setting The Stage For A Future Feminism

These were the words that greeted those entering a demure communal art space in the West Village this week. They formed one of 13 tenets written on a chalkboard, scrawled in no particular order. The phrases -- ranging from environmentalist concerns to provocations urging women to deconstruct male spiritual supremacy -- formed a manifesto, of sorts, for what five women artists are calling Future Feminism.

They are Antony Hegarty (the ethereally powerful voice behind Antony and the Johnsons), DJ and performance master Johanna Constantine, CocoRosie members Sierra and Bianca Casady, and "The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black" artist Kembra Pfahler. On the particular afternoon that we visited the space, ...

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