Women Artists on the Frontier. A short opinion piece by Augusta Atla, Weekendavisen (DK)

Women Artists on the Frontier 17.09.2021 The National Gallery of Denmark (SMK) has opened a new exhibition, After the silence – Women of art speak out. In her article, the journalist Anna Raaby Ravn asks Det Andet Køn (The Second Sex) (Weekendavisen): Why use female artist-related themes, thereby perpetuating gender as a premise? In her book… Læs mere Women Artists on the Frontier. A short opinion piece by Augusta Atla, Weekendavisen (DK)

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Information is what gives value to artists and their work. Interview with curator and art historian Camille Morineau by the Danish artist Augusta Atla

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MAGASINET KUNST, May 2021. Female artists and writers have been forgotten, they have not been heard, their works have not been shown, or they have simply been erased from history.Camille Morineau (Founder of AWARE) Today, the question is whether, despite first-wave feminism and women’s right to vote, Europe is ready to accommodate works by women.… Læs mere Information is what gives value to artists and their work. Interview with curator and art historian Camille Morineau by the Danish artist Augusta Atla

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SHOWDOWN WITH THE SEXISM OF THE DANISH ART SCENE. Article by Augusta Atla, 23 March 2021



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MAGASINET KUNST, May 2021. “When it comes to silencing women, Western culture has had thousands of years of practice.” Quote from Women & Power by Mary Beard (Professor of Classics, University of Cambridge Lamentably, Denmark comes first when it comes to gender discrimination in the art market. In March 2020 I contacted Magasinet Kunst, asking… Læs mere SHOWDOWN WITH THE SEXISM OF THE DANISH ART SCENE. Article by Augusta Atla, 23 March 2021



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Denmark is number one when it comes to Nordic gender discrimination in contemporary art

Denmark is number one when it comes to Nordic gender discrimination in contemporary art.Contribution to debate in the Danish newspaper in Politiken,15 November 2020, by Augusta Atla When it comes to silencing women, Western culture has had thousands of years of practice. I was delighted when I read that this year the executive board of Chart Art Fair… Læs mere Denmark is number one when it comes to Nordic gender discrimination in contemporary art

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Interview with Valeria Napoleone by the Danish artist Augusta Atla in Børsen Pleasure 2020

Interview with Valeria Napoleone by Augusta Atla in Børsen, oct 2020TRANSLATION: culturebites.dk For 23 years, the London-based art collector Valeria Napoleone has been building up a collection consisting exclusively of works by female artists. This is her way of challenging the gender discrimination in the industry, which accounts for the fact that only 2% of… Læs mere Interview with Valeria Napoleone by the Danish artist Augusta Atla in Børsen Pleasure 2020

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Now Chart 2020’s Over. So What About Women the Rest of the Year?

KULTURMONITOR.DK – text by Augusta Atla 31 August 2020 Contribution to debate: When it comes to silencing women, Western culture has had thousands of years of practice. I was delighted when I read that this year the executive board of Chart had decided to present an art fair featuring exclusively female artists. But can an art… Læs mere Now Chart 2020’s Over. So What About Women the Rest of the Year?

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Skal man have et mandenavn som billedkunstner?

Af Augusta Atla/  9. marts 2020 KULTURMONITOR Kommentar: Som billedkunstner opdraget af en kunsthistoriker og fra en tidlig alder eksponeret for den vestlige verdens kunsthistorie indså jeg allerede som barn, at kunsthistorien var mandsdomineret og chauvinistisk. Som nulevende kvindelig billedkunstner er den sjove udfordring og forskning at skabe sin egen kunsthistorie og kunstteori for at finde en “ren”… Læs mere Skal man have et mandenavn som billedkunstner?

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“When it comes to silencing women, Western culture has had thousands of years of practice.”

Essay (Danish), Augusta Atla – MAGASINET KUNST (DK), Feb 2020 LINK: https://www.magasinetkunst.dk/Home/Detail/MTU0MzU= I min generation er vi som billedkunstnere, kunsthistorikere og kuratorer opdraget af metoder og kunstteori hovedsageligt udviklet og nedfældet af heteroseksuelle hvide mandschauvinistiske mænd, hvorfor blandt andet kvindelige malere og billedkunstnere er forsvundet fra kunsthistorien som dug fra solen. Det betyder, at den… Læs mere “When it comes to silencing women, Western culture has had thousands of years of practice.”

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