“We want to show how Riot Grrrl is really a social movement that has global reach and encompasses a lot of creative forms.”
“This complex exhibition, one of the best this year, explores the Riot Grrrl feminist movement…, some of the key artists it spawned and the technological arc of 20-plus years of radical artworks.”
“By emphasizing the impact of riot grrrl on artists creating radical and subversive work, Alien She does justice to the movement and honors its ethos.”
“We spoke… with co-curators Astria Suparak and Ceci Moss about examining the movement’s legacy, combing through the Riot Grrrl archive, and Miranda July’s app.”
Videos selected from over 140 galleries of The International Exposition of Modern and Contemporary Art.
“Through this broad focus on community, channeled and multiplied through a diversity of accessible communicative media, Alien She asserts that Riot Grrrl’s power is very much in the present.”
“Alien She curators Astria Suparak and Ceci Moss have exhaustively pulled together a comprehensive exploration into the feminist punk rock movement… The riot grrrl scene runs deep both in terms of the other art it inspired and the ethos and attitude it bred.”
“the exhibition never sinks into nostalgia—rather, its tone channels the unapologetically personal attitude of Riot Grrrl.”
“Alien She is superbly designed, comprehensive and approachable… [It] resounds riot grrrl’s, and feminism’s, hold on contemporary life.”
The exhibit provides a view into the passion and diversity of the original Riot Grrrl movement, and highlights how these ideas have broadened and evolved in the work of contemporary artists.
Published by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, this is a book of interviews with curators talking about their influences, aspirations, and challenges.
“Alien She captures the irrepressible legacy of riot grrrl and avoids reverting to a nostalgic reflection on better days. Instead, it uses the movement as a platform from which a new generation can explore the feminist and queer issues”
“The collected artworks reflect on, challenge and continue feminist critiques of the ’90s, evoking the diversity of identities and senses of self-determination that have sprung forth in the years since.”
This exhibition provides a view into the passion and diversity of the punk feminist movement Riot Grrrl, and highlights how these ideas have broadened, evolved and mutated in the work of contemporary artists.
An online, collaborative project tracking Riot Grrrl chapters across the world, from 1991 to the present.
The Miller Gallery at CMU, directed by Astria Suparak, is the “Art Place” to visit in Pittsburgh, as selected by Warhol Museum director Eric Shiner in The Wall Street Journal.
A public survey and expanded oral history of the lasting impact, intergenerational and global, of the Riot Grrrl movement.
“If you’re betting on who will make up the next set of influential international curators, this list could make you rich.”
“Independent Curators International has announced the nominees for its 2012 Independent Vision Curatorial Award, a prize given biennially that rewards emerging and mid-career curators who have shown, in a recently curated project or exhibition, according to a released statement, ‘exceptional creativity and prescience in their exhibition-making, research and related writing.'”