The group exhibition Guilty, guilty, guilty! Towards a Feminist Criminology undertakes a feminist assessment of jurisdictional power. The focus is on “women on trial”—female artists, “bad mothers,” women defendants and women plaintiffs on a rather lost cause. In this context, the courtroom does not only appear as a site of legal assessment, but primarily as a space […]
Collective graffiti by divorced pensioners!
Imagine a large group of older women, armed with graffiti sprays, wearing masks and gloves, united to create street art.Together they will create their own version of the famous ’60s graffiti, “Don’t Panic – Organise!”Founded by the yes women group (by the late David Graeber and Nika Dubrovsky,) the graffiti references both the iconographic work […]
Divorce is not a crime
#theyeswomen begins preparations for action in Berlin in support of the hundreds of thousands of divorced pensioners in the former GDR who have been cheated out of their pensions. Images of women members of an association of divorced pensioners from the former GDR have appeared in various German cities. The women use a logo that […]
Wo beginnt die Heimat?/What Is The Beginning Of Motherland
exhibitions, a series of workshops and, most importantly, tea parties and a collective drawing of a memory map with elderly Russian German immigrants to Germany,2019 Berlin The project originated at the intersection of art, social work and historical research. Over a period of several months, a group of older Russian-German emigrants who regularly meet in the […]
THE CASE OF KHACHATOURIAN SISTERS: PUBLIC ART PROJECTS BY THE YES WOMEN GROUP
On July 31, the Moscow City Court will hold preliminary hearings on the criminal caseagainst two older Khachaturian sisters, accused of murdering their father as part ofa prior group conspiracy. Under this article, the defendants face 8 to 20 years in prison. The prosecution suggests sending the youngest sister, a minor, to compulsory psychiatric treatment. […]
Did you really mean what you told us about Freedom?
This exhibition is about Love, Freedom, Betrayal, and Divorce. Divorces of countries and separations of people. About hate and violence. Hope and care. About the feeling of being neglected and abandoned. About being old, being foreign and refugee, and about hope for the future. The exposition is based on real story – almost a million […]
Six years in prison for drawing a vagina. Poetry by Galina Rymbu on the walls of multi-story buildings in Russia.
Russian activist faces six years in prison for posting vagina drawings online.
WOMEN DIVORCED IN THE GDR and THE YES WOMEN GROUP take care of justice.
YES WOMEN GROUP is on the way to help WOMEN DIVORCED in the ex-GDR with a series of monumental artworks, exhibitions and text, but especially by retelling their story. How does the two countries’ unification has shaped the gender relations of contemporary Germany?What is family, and what is divorce?How does it affect a whole generation […]