“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.
Other exhibitions, events, residencies organized for Carnegie Mellon’s Miller Gallery, 2008 – 2014.
“the contents of the journals do not conform easily to categories, and often blur the lines between art, criticism, and fiction… it is always a finely wrought object.”