Archana Khare-Ghose of Blouin Artinfo interviews Zoë Buckman about her ongoing series and upcoming solo exhibition, Every Curve, at PAPILLION ART, Los Angeles.
Here’s a brief excerpt from the article “‘Do We Hate Our Women?’: Zoë Buckman Explores Feminism, Sexism, & Misogyny through Vintage Lingerie”
What makes “Every Curve” thought-provoking is the superimposition of embroidered text on lingerie, which is from the songs of iconic rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie, the deceased Hip Hop stars whose songs Buckman grew up listening to in East London. Growing up, she realized that there was an internal disconnect between the conditioning provided by her feminist household and some of the messaging in the music that she could hum all the time. Three years in the works, “Every Curve” uses text ranging from violent and misogynist to positive, sympathetic and even pro-choice…
Read the article in its entirety here.