The Feminine Gaze:

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The topic for the 2024 edition of Her Art in Action focuses on how women depict their own experiences through art. For most of art history, the depiction of women has been controlled by the masculine gaze, which was created through gender constructions based on social, cultural, domestic and gender biases. Today, female artists are using their artistic platforms to take back the power of representation and delve into the complexities of women’s roles and experiences. Through their work, they explore how art can serve women as a space for discourse and understanding, and ultimately provide liberation from rigid gender roles, expectations and identities.

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