Man Maid

What is a woman?

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A thought, an idea, a phenomenon I have been obsessed with for a quarter of a century is on its first step to possibly becoming a real world project. 

Eve. Galatea. Blodeuwedd. Coppelia.

Four women, made each in her own way from, for, or by men.

Irigaray's genius thought of 'the other woman', the self-constructed woman, the woman who is unknown and unknowable under patriarchy.

Journeying into these stories as a collective of many genders, to question, discover, learn, and grow.

Creating space for these women's (wimmin's? womxn's?) voices, giving performance of their own tellings of their own stories. Raw, wry, and multiple.

Asking: what, then, is 'woman'? what even is gender? where are the struggles and injustices of gender in our own lives, and what can we do about them, together?

I AM SO EXCITED.

And I'll keep you updated as things progress. If you have any energy or good vibes, prayers or magics to send my way for excellent partners and superlative funding for this project, please do so!


Image credit:  Photo by Benjamin Balázs on Unsplash


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