Jessica Bond 7 posts
Jess joined FF2 Media as a 2020 graduate of Temple University's journalism program. She has a passion for the arts and using writing as a tool to spread awareness on social issues, independent and small artists. She is a 2021-2022 Fulbright recipient to the University of Sussex, getting her MA in Media and Cultural Studies. She hopes to become an international journalist focusing on local communities and showing the beauty within them.

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Lubaina Himid Explores Nuances of Black British Identity

The audience member is in the paintings… the experience should be similar to entering a room and deciding what you’re going to do, how you will react and interact. (Lubaina Himid for Tate Modern)

Humans strive for a sense of belonging and a place they can call home. For many marginalized communities, this statement rings particularly true.… read more.

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Maxine Helfman’s Photographs Redefine Art as We Know It

Maxine Helfman
Maxine Helfman's 2015 Historical Correction situates itself as a response to the famous Flemish portraits by positioning Black individuals as her focal point.
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Spend 2022 with Faith Ringgold’s Narrative History Quilts

This holiday season, we’re excited to introduce Pomegranate, a publishing, and printing company that offers its customers “art you can bring home.”

In celebration of Pomegranate’s commitment to inclusivity, we’re proud to spotlight some of the brilliant women artists in their catalogue. Read more about Pomegranate here below.read more.

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‘Really Rough Scrubbing Brush’ Takes Aim at “Blackfishing”

Olivia Sterling painting Pasty Legs Begone from Really Rough Scrubbing Brush
Olivia Sterling's Really Rough Scrubbing Brush discusses the politicization of plus-size Black bodies in media.
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Met’s ‘The New Woman Behind the Camera’: Photographers Who Always Inspire

Flood Relief, Louisville, Kentucky at The New Woman Behind the Camera
The Met is showcasing The New Woman Behind the Camera, highlighting the 1920s-1950s women photographers who inspired generations.
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Niki de Saint Phalle at MOMA: Structures for Life

The Women’s Liberation Movement of the late 1960s and 1970s defined a generation of women. It marked a time when women’s rights such as abortion and access to equal pay were at the forefront. During this time, women used literature and the arts to spread awareness of these issues. One of the leading artists that inspired change ranging from artists to ordinary women during the Women’s Liberation Movement was Niki de Saint Phalle.… read more.

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