CULTURED – Feb/March 2016

Cultured magazine covers feminist contemporary artist and boxing enthusiast Zoe Buckman

Zoë Buckman discusses boxing, needlework, and gynecological instruments with Stephen Treffinger of CULTURED Magazine while preparing for her upcoming solo show Every Curve in Los Angeles at PAPILLION ART.

Here’s a brief excerpt from the article “The Sparring Feminist,”

‘My friends don’t want to go to the movies or watch TV with me,’ says Zoë Buckman. ‘Because I can’t unsee the sexism and the misogyny in them. And I’m very vocal about it.’ We are in her New York studio, surrounded by vintage women’s lingerie she has embroidered with Biggie and Tupac lyrics and hung from the ceiling. The pieces—part of her March show at Papillion art space in Los Angeles—typify her desire to flip the notions of female identity, partially by piggy-backing this very masculine, modern language onto it.

Read the article in its entirety here.

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