In 2011 Zipi Mizrachi established “Studio of Her Own—a space for young Modern Orthodox female artists in Jerusalem,” to fulfill a requirement in the Gender Studies Program at Bar Ilan University in Israel. In this alliance, young women create and exhibit their art in public spaces (fig. 1). The exhibits often address the body and sexuality (Sperber 2015), similar to the radical feminist art produced in the United States in the 1970s. This article investigates the artwork of Studio of Her Own participant Naʿama Snitkoff-Lotan (b. 1984), a graduate of the Ceramics and Glass Department at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, the most prestigious art studies institute in Israel. I consider the concern with vaginal art in Snitkoff-Lotan’s body of work to be representative of the focus on sexuality and the...
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Research Article| March 01 2017
The Vagina and de Facto Feminism in the Artwork of Naʿama Snitkoff-Lotan
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 143–153.
David Sperber; The Vagina and de Facto Feminism in the Artwork of Naʿama Snitkoff-Lotan. Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 1 March 2017; 13 (1): 143–153. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15525864-3728756
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